Ὦξος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *waxš- (compare Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬑𐬴(Vaxš)), the largest tributary of the river. Related to Sanskrit वक्षु (vakṣu). Compare the latterday toponym of Vakhsh.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ὦξος (Ôxosm (genitive Ὤξου); second declension

  1. the river Oxus; the river Amu Darya

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: Ώξος (Óxos)
  • Latin: Ōxus

References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,019