ἀνάγκη

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Particularly: “Probably related to ἀναγκ- (anank-), the stem of ἤνεγκον (ḗnenkon), aorist of φέρω (phérō, to carry), with the verbal noun–forming suffix ().”

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.náŋ.kɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈnaŋ.ke/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈnaŋ.ki/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈnaɲ.ɟi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈnaɲ.ɟi/
  • Noun[edit]

    ᾰ̓νᾰ́γκη (anánkēf (genitive ᾰ̓νᾰ́γκης); first declension

    1. force
    2. constraint
    3. necessity

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