ἀνάγκη

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Probably related to ἀναγκ- (anank-), the stem of ἤνεγκον (ḗnenkon), aorist of φέρω (phérō, to carry), with the verbal noun–forming suffix ().

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ᾰ̓νᾰ́γκη (anánkēf (genitive ᾰ̓νᾰ́γκης); first declension

  1. force
  2. constraint
  3. necessity

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ανάγκη (anágki)

From Ἀνάγκη (Anánkē, (Goddess of) Fate):

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