τράγος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably cognate with Old Armenian արածեմ (aracem).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /trá.ɡos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtra.ɡos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈtra.ɣos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈtra.ɣos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈtra.ɣos/
  • Noun[edit]

    τρᾰ́γος (trágosm (genitive τρᾰ́γου); second declension

    1. a male goat
      1. the age of puberty
        1. the voice change that takes place in puberty
      2. lewdness, lechery
    2. the male of the μαινίς fish
    3. spelt grain
    4. a rough kind of sponge
    5. the wild fig
    6. the tragus, part of the ear
    7. a kind of Lycian ship
    8. a kind of comet

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    Noun[edit]

    τράγος (trágosm (plural τράγοι)

    1. billy goat, male goat
    2. (anatomy) tragus
    3. (colloquial, pejorative) sleaze, sleazeball, sleazebag (a lecherous man)
    4. (colloquial, derogatory) priest (especially one with a long beard; compare: τραγόπαπας (tragópapas))

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