ἄκανθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀκή (akḗ, thorn) +‎ ἄνθος (ánthos, flower)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    ἄκᾰνθος (ákanthosm, f (genitive ἀκᾰ́νθου); second declension

    1. The acanthus plant

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