ἄξων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱs-. Cognate with Sanskrit अक्ष (akṣa, axle, axis, balance beam), Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀒𐀰𐀚 (a-ko-so-ne) and Latin axis.

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Noun[edit]

ἄξων (áxōnm (genitive ἄξονος); third declension

  1. an axle
  2. (geometry) an axis of a solid
    1. of a cone
    2. of a conic section
    3. of a cylinder
  3. the axis of the celestial sphere
  4. (figuratively) a course or path of action
  5. (anatomy) C2, the axis (the second cervical vertebra)
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Participle[edit]

ἄξων (áxōnm (feminine ᾰ̓́ξουσᾰ, neuter ᾰ̓́ξον); first/third declension

  1. future active participle of ἄγω (ágō)
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