παχύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰn̥ǵʰús, from *bʰenǵʰ- (thick, fat). Cognates include Sanskrit बहु (bahu) and Avestan 𐬠𐬄𐬰𐬀𐬵 (bązah).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pa.kʰýs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /paˈkʰys/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /paˈxys/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /paˈçys/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /paˈçis/
  • Adjective[edit]

    πᾰχῠ́ς (pakhúsm (feminine πᾰχεῖᾰ, neuter πᾰχῠ́); first/third declension

    1. thick, large, stout
    2. coarse
    3. curdled, clotted
    4. fat
    5. great
    6. thick-witted, dull, stupid

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From the Ancient Greek πᾰχῠ́ς (pakhús).

    Adjective[edit]

    παχύς (pachýsm (feminine παχιά, neuter παχύ)

    1. fat
      Synonyms: χοντρός (chontrós)
      Antonyms: λεπτός (leptós)
    2. incrassate
    3. overweight
    4. thick

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    Further reading[edit]

    • παχύς in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]