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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ang- (corner, hirn), same source as ἄγκος (ánkos); the Greek word is the origin of or from the same source as Latin ancora. OED rejects a derivation from Pre-Greek.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἄγκῡρα (ánkūraf (genitive ἀγκῡ́ρᾱς); first declension

  1. anchor
  2. hook

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