ἄνθραξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from a Mediterranean substrate; compare Old Armenian անթայր (antʿayr), անթեղ (antʿeł).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /án.tʰraks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈan.tʰraks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈan.θraks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈan.θraks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈan.θraks/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἄνθραξ (ánthraxm (genitive ἄνθρακος); third declension

    1. charcoal
    2. a deep red precious stone, a carbuncle
    3. an abscess, a boil, a carbuncle

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