ἔργον

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *wérgon, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom. Cognates include Old English weorc (English work), Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬆𐬨 (varəzəm), and Old Armenian գործ (gorc).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ér.ɡon/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛr.ɡon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈer.ɣon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈer.ɣon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈer.ɣon/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἔργον (érgonn (genitive ἔργου); second declension

    1. deed, doing, action
    2. labour, work, task

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