ἀκμή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-. Cognates include ἀκή ‎(akḗ) and ἄκρος ‎(ákros).

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Noun[edit]

ἀκμή ‎(akmḗf ‎(genitive ἀκμῆς); first declension akme akmh may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ἀκμή.

  1. point, edge
  2. the highest or culminating point of something, bloom, flower, prime, zenith, especially of a person's age
  3. time, the best or most fitting time

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References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill