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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *weyk-.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eː.kɛ́ːi̯/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /iˈke/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /iˈki/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /iˈci/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈci/
  • AdverbEdit

    εἰκῇ (eikêi)

    1. without cause
    2. without planning, heedlessly, rashly, haphazardly
    3. without purpose, for no reason
    4. vainly, to no avail
    5. slightly, moderately

    DescendantsEdit

    • Aramaic:
    • Classical Syriac: ܐܝܩܐ (ʾīqēʾ)

    ReferencesEdit