ὀξύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ok.sýs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /okˈsys/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /okˈsys/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /okˈsys/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /okˈsis/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ὀξῠ́ς (oxúsm (feminine ὀξεῖᾰ, neuter ὀξύ); first/third declension

    1. sharp, pointed (especially of swords, axes, etc.)
    2. (of the senses): sharp, keen
      (of sight): dazzling, bright
      (of sound): shrill, piercing, high, sharp
      (of taste): sharp, pungent, acid
    3. quick, hasty, swift
    4. sharp, clever

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