ἀκμή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-. Cognates include ἀκή (akē) and ἄκρος (akros).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἀκμή (akmē) (genitive ἀκμῆς) f, first declension

  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

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ eighth edition
  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers