ἄγκυρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ang- (corner, hirn), same source as ἄγκος (ánkos); the Greek word is or from the same source as Latin ancora. The -υρα ending makes a Pre-Greek source tempting, but OED rejects this.

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Noun[edit]

ἄγκυρα (ánkura) (genitive ἀγκύρας) f, first declension

  1. anchor
  2. hook

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