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See also: ἀψίς and ἅψις

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From ἅπτω (háptō, I fasten to) +‎ -σις (-sis).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hap.sǐːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)apˈsis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /apˈsis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /apˈsis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /apˈsis/
  • NounEdit

    ἁψῑ́ς (hapsī́sf (genitive ἁψῖδος); third declension

    1. net, mesh
    2. wheel, hoop, disc
    3. Any curved form: bow, arch, vault

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