βῖκος

Ancient GreekEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Maybe from Egyptian bꜣkt (oil flask). Not related to Latin fiscus (basket), nor to βαυκάλιον (baukálion, jug, pitcher).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

βῖκος (bîkosm (genitive βῑ́κου); second declension

  1. vase with handles, amphora
  2. land measure of unknown extension
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

βῖκος (bîkosm (genitive βῑ́κου); second declension

  1. vetch (Vicia sativa)
    Synonym: ἄρακος (árakos)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Latin vīcus (street; hamlet).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

βῖκος (bîkosm (genitive βῑ́κου); second declension

  1. vicus, neighbourhood
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