ἀγγεῖον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of ἄγγος (ángos), but of unknown ultimate origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /aŋ.ɡêː.on/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aŋˈɡi.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aŋˈɡi.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aɲˈɟi.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aɲˈɟi.on/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἀγγεῖον (angeîonn (genitive ᾰ̓γγείου); second declension

    1. vessel, jar, vase, pail, bucket, box
    2. receptacle, reservoir
    3. coffin, sarcophagus
    4. cavity (of a body)
      1. lung
      2. capsule (of plants)
      3. (later Greek) body

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