Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

The word has been compared with Latin fricō (I rub, chafe), Lithuanian brūkis (stroke, line) and braūkti (to strike, rub), but this is formally hardly possible. Possibly from Pre-Greek. The connection with φορκόν (phorkón, grey) is quite uncertain.

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NounEdit

φαρκῑ́ς (pharkī́sf (genitive φαρκῖδος); third declension

  1. wrinkle, crease in the skin
    Synonym: ῥυτίς (rhutís)

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