ἁγνός

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See also: αγνός and ἄγνος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Like ἅγιος (hágios), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂ǵ- (reverence, worship), same source as Old Persian [script needed] (ayadana, temple), Sanskrit यजति (yajati, worship, revere (a god) with sacrifices).[1]

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Adjective[edit]

ἁγνός (hagnósm (feminine ἁγνή, neuter ἁγνόν); first/second declension

  1. pure, chaste
  2. holy, sacred
  3. purifying

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodard, The Ancient Languages of Asia and the Americas