ἄγκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *ánkos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énkos (curve). Cognates include Sanskrit अङ्कस् (áṅkas), Latin ancus and Old Armenian անկիւն (ankiwn, angle).

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Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓́γκος (ánkosn (genitive ᾰ̓́γκεος or ᾰ̓́γκους); third declension

  1. a bend, hollow: hence, mountain glen, dell, valley

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