ἄγνος

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See also: αγνός and ἁγνός

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.ɡnos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡnos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣnos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣnos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣnos/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἄγνος (ágnosf (genitive ἄγνου); second declension

    1. chaste tree, Vitex agnus-castus
    2. type of fish
    3. type of bird

    Usage notes[edit]

    The branches of the chaste tree were strewn by young women on their beds at the Thesmophoria. The notion of chastity was an association from the word's similarity to ἁγνός (hagnós, chaste).

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