οἴαξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂iHseh₂ (shaft). Cognates include Sanskrit ईषा (īṣā́) and Hittite 𒄭𒅖𒊭𒀭 (ḫi-iš-ša-an).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /oí̯.aːks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈy.aks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈy.aks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈy.aks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈi.aks/
  • Noun[edit]

    οἴᾱξ (oíāxm (genitive οἴᾱκος); third declension

    1. tiller, the handle of the rudder
    2. helm
    3. rings of a yoke, through which cords for guiding oxen

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