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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pouga. Cognates include Latin pūga, Old High German fochen, and Old Church Slavonic паѹга (pauga), пѫга (pǫga).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pyː.ɡɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pyˈɡe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pyˈɣi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pyˈʝi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /piˈʝi/
  • NounEdit

    πῡγή (pūgḗf (genitive πῡγῆς); first declension

    1. rump, buttocks
      1. (figuratively) fat, swelling land
        • Eustathius 310
    2. = οὐρά (ourá, tail)

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