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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Proto-Indo-European *mew-k- (slip, slime). Cognates include Latin mucus.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mý.kɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmy.kes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.kis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.cis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈmi.cis/
  • NounEdit

    μῠ́κης (múkēsm (genitive μῠ́κητος); third declension

    1. A mushroom or other fungus.
    2. Any mushroom-shaped object.

    DeclensionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Translingual: Mycetozoa (taxonomic infraphylum)

    ReferencesEdit