αυλός

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐλός (aulós), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewlos (tube). Cognates include Lithuanian aulas, Norwegian aul, Hittite [script needed] (auli-, tube-shaped organ in the neck), and perhaps also Latin alvus, Old Church Slavonic улица (ulica, small lane, narrow street), and Old Armenian ուղ (, passage), ուղի (ułi, road).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /avˈlos/
  • Hyphenation: αυ‧λός

NounEdit

αυλός (avlósm (plural αυλοί)

  1. (music) pipe, flute, fife (any wind instrument played by blowing)
    «Ο Μαγικός Αυλός»«O Magikós Avlós»The Magic Flute (1791 opera by Mozart)
  2. (music, more specifically) floghera or souravli (Greek folk instruments)
  3. bellows' pipe (used by blacksmith)
  4. (medicine) the tubular part of any hollow organ eg intestines.

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