Ἄκανθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ᾰ̓κή (akḗ, thorn) +‎ ᾰ̓́νθος (ánthos, flower).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ᾰ̓́κᾰνθος (Ákanthosm, f (genitive Ᾰ̓κᾰ́νθου); second declension

  1. Acanthus, the name of multiple ancient cities known to the Greeks
  2. Acanthus, the name of multiple figures in Greek mythology

Inflection[edit]

The name can be masculine or feminine, depending on context. Only place names take a definite article, and they are feminine.

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