ἐγγύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Could be related to ἐγγύη (engúē, pledge, security), or perhaps βαίνω (baínō, to go).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (5th BC Attic) IPA(key): /eggýs/ invalid IPA characters (gg), replace g with ɡ, g with ɡ
  • (4th AD Koine) IPA(key): /eggýs/ invalid IPA characters (gg), replace g with ɡ, g with ɡ

Adverb[edit]

ἐγγύς (engús)

  1. near
    1. (of place)
    2. (of time)
    3. (of numbers)
    4. (of qualities)
    5. (of relationships) akin

Inflection[edit]

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