ὄρτυξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Several theories exist:[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ór.tyks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈor.tyks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈor.tyks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈor.tyks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈor.tiks/
  • Noun[edit]

    ὄρτῠξ (órtuxm (genitive ὄρτῠγος or ὄρτῠκος); third declension

    1. quail

    Inflection[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ὄρτυξ”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1112

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