Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

The formation is similar to βελόνη (belónē) and περόνη (perónē). From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp), like ἀκή (akḗ), ἀκμή (akmḗ) and ἄκρος (ákros).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἀκόνη (akónēf (genitive ἀκόνης); first declension

  1. whetstone, hone
  2. (anatomy) part of the tragus

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ακόνι (akóni)

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