ἄνθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓́νθος (ánthosn (genitive ᾰ̓́νθεος or ᾰ̓́νθους); third declension

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

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓́νθος (ánthosm (genitive ᾰ̓́νθου); second declension

  1. a small bird, possibly the yellow wagtail.
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