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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κόραξ ‎(kóraxm ‎(genitive κόρακος); 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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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill
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