ἄκρον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Neuter of ᾰ̓́κρος (ákros, topmost).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    ᾰ̓́κρον (ákronn (genitive ᾰ̓́κρου); second declension

    1. peak (e.g. of a mountain)
    2. headland, cape
    3. end, extremity
    4. highest height
    5. (in the plural, logic) the major and minor points of syllogism
    6. extreme

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