ἐξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *eḱs (out of), *eǵʰs, *h₁eǵʰs. Cognates include Latin ex, ē, Old Irish ess-, a, ass (Irish as), Lithuanian ìš and Old Church Slavonic из (iz), Kurdish ji,.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ἐξ (+ genitive)

  1. Out of, from

Usage notes[edit]

If the word precedes a word beginning with a consonant, it is ἐκ, if preceding a word beginning with a vowel, it is ἐξ.