πτέρυξ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πτερόν (pteron, wing)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πτέρυξ (pteruks) (genitive πτέρυγος) f, third declension

  1. wing
  2. (in the plural) feathers
  3. (in the plural) fins
  4. (poetic) flight
  5. Anything which resembles a wing: rudder, oar
  6. The flaps at the bottom of armour
  7. The edge of a sword or axe
  8. earlobe
  9. shoulder blade

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Last modified on 13 August 2013, at 14:05