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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ker-. Cognates include Latin corvus, cornix. Also see κορώνη (korṓnē, crow).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kó.raks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈko.raks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈko.raks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈko.raks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈko.raks/
  • NounEdit

    κόρᾰξ (kóraxm (genitive κόρᾰκος); third declension

    1. raven, crow
    2. cormorant
    3. anything hooked or curved
    4. door handle
    5. engine for grappling ships
    6. hook
    7. type of torture instrument
    8. cock's bill

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