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See also: Ancus
Uncertain; possibly from angō (“I draw together”, “I strangle”). It could also be from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énkos (“curve”), and related to the Ancient Greek ἄγκος (ánkos) and the Sanskrit अङ्कस् (áṅkas).
- This word occurs only once in surviving Latin sources, where it describes arms that are not raised. Its meaning is uncertain.