ὄχλος

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See also: όχλος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *woǵʰlos, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (whence also ὄχος (ókhos) and Arcadocypriot Greek ϝέχω (wékhō, to bear, bring)), with cognates such as Old Norse vagl. Compare also Old Armenian յոգն (yogn).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ó.kʰlos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈo.kʰlos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈo.xlos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈo.xlos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈo.xlos/
  • Noun[edit]

    ὄχλος (ókhlosm (genitive ὄχλου); second declension

    1. multitude, crowd, mob
    2. mass, multitude
    3. riot, tumult, disturbance, trouble

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