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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kók.kyːks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkok.kyks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkok.kyks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈko.cyks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈko.ciks/
  • NounEdit

    κόκκῡξ (kókkūxm (genitive κόκκῡγος); third declension

    1. cuckoo
    2. tailbone, coccyx

    DeclensionEdit

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