ἄγγος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; many words for "vessel" are mentioned by Homer but are loaned from outside Indo-European, possibly Near Eastern.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἄγγος ‎(ángosn ‎(genitive ἄγγεος and ἄγγους); third declension

  1. vessel (to hold liquids), vat, pitcher, bucket, pail, wine-bowl
    1. (for dry substances) cradle, cinerary urn, casket, coffin
    2. (of body parts) womb, stomach
    3. shell of the longhorn beetle
    4. cell of a honey-comb

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ἄγγος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἄγγος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἄγγος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἄγγος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «ἄγγος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ἄγγος» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2017)
  • ἄγγος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Reece, Homer's Winged Words: The Evolution of Early Greek Epic Diction in the Light of Oral Theory