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ἁγνός

See also: αγνός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *yag (reverence, worship), same source as Old Persian [script?] (ayadana, temple), Sanskrit यजति (yajati, worship, revere (a god) with sacrifices).[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἁγνός (hagnósm, ἁγνή f, ἁγνόν n; first/second declension

  1. pure, chaste
  2. holy, sacred
  3. purifying

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Woodard, The Ancient Languages of Asia and the Americas