ἀλλά

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See also: αλλά, ἄλλα, and άλλα

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally the neuter accusative plural of ἄλλος (állos) with shifted accent in an adverbial sense, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élyos. Cognates include Latin alius, Old Irish aile, Old Armenian այլ (ayl), and Old English elles (English else).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Conjunction[edit]

ἀλλά (allá)

  1. but

Descendants[edit]

  • Coptic: ⲁⲗⲗⲁ (alla)
  • Greek: αλλά (allá)

Further reading[edit]