-ον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -όν (-ón)stressed

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-om (masculine singular accusative and neuter singular nominative and accusative form of *-os).

Suffix[edit]

-ον (-on)

  1. inflection of -ος (-os):
    1. accusative masculine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-ont (neuter singular nominative and accusative form of *-onts).

Suffix[edit]

-ον (-on)

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of -ων (-ōn)

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-ον (-on)

  1. (nouns in -ον) ending for nominative, accusative and vocative singular forms (e.g. μέλλον).
  2. (Katharevousa) noun ending.