ἀγνώς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀ- (a-, not) + the root of γιγνώσκω (gignṓskō, I know). Compare ἄγνωτος (ágnōtos) and Latin īgnōtus.

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Adjective[edit]

ᾰ̓γνώς (agnṓsm, f (neuter ); third declension

  1. in passive constructions:
    1. (chiefly of persons) unknown
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    2. (of things) obscure, unintelligible
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    3. obscure, ignoble
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  2. (in active constructions) ignorant
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  3. (active or passive) construed with the genitive
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