χάλιξ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, perhaps Pre-Greek. Probably cognate, ancestor, or descendant of Latin calx (limestone, chalk).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χᾰ́λῐξ (khálixm or f (genitive χᾰ́λῐκος); third declension

  1. small stone, pebble
  2. gravel, rubble (used in building and concrete making)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “χάλιξ, -ικος [m., f.]”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1610
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “calx, -cis”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 86