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κίρκος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin. Compare κρέξ (kréks, crane, crex) and κρίκος (kríkos, ring) (the different senses may well be of different origin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κίρκος (kírkos) (genitive κίρκου) m, second declension

  1. type of hawk or falcon
  2. type of wolf
  3. circle, ring
  4. racecourse, circus
  5. type of stone
  6. Hesychius defines it as κωπηλάτης (kōpēlátēs, rower)
  7. Hesychius defines it as () τοῦ (toû) αἰγείρου (aigeírou) βλάστησις (blástēsis, that of the poplar sprout)

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