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]

Adverb[edit]

ἐγγύς ‎(engús)

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

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill