ἄνθος

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See also: άνθος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *h₂endʰos, with cognates including Sanskrit अन्धस(ándhas, grass, cabbage), Albanian end, Old Armenian անդ(and, field), and possibly Old Frisian åndul.

Noun[edit]

ἄνθος (ánthosn (genitive ἄνθεος or ἄνθους); third declension

  1. flower, blossom, bloom
  2. froth, scum
  3. bloom, peak
  4. brightness, brilliance
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Noun[edit]

ἄνθος (ánthosm (genitive ἄνθου); second declension

  1. a small bird, possibly the yellow wagtail.
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