ἅλς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls. Cognates include Sanskrit सलिल (salila), Old Armenian աղ (), Latin sāl, and Old English sealt (English salt).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̔́λς (hálsm (genitive ᾰ̔λός); third declension

  1. salt (masculine)
  2. brine (masculine)
  3. sea (feminine)
  4. wit

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: haline, halogen
  • Greek: αλάτι (aláti), ἁλιαίετος (haliaíetos)

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