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See also: αγνός and ἄγνος

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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Like ἅγιος (hágios), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂ǵ- (reverence, worship), same source as Old Persian [script needed] (ayadana, temple), Sanskrit यजति (yajati, worship, revere (a god) with sacrifices),[1] with suffix -νός (-nós).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ha.ɡnós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)aˈɡnos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈɣnos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈɣnos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈɣnos/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    ἁγνός (hagnósm (feminine ἁγνή, neuter ἁγνόν); first/second declension

    1. pure, chaste
    2. holy, sacred
    3. purifying

    InflectionEdit

    Related termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    1. ^ Woodard, The Ancient Languages of Asia and the Americas