ὅρκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *serk- (to fence). Cognate with ἕρκος (hérkos, fence), ὁρκάνη (horkánē, fence), ἑρκάνη (herkánē, fence), Latin sarciō.

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ὅρκος (hórkosm (genitive ὅρκου); second declension

  1. the object by which one swears, the witness of an oath, as the Styx was among the gods, or as Zeus was among mortals
    1. an oath

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