Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic остръ (ostrŭ), Latin ācer, Old Armenian ասեղն (asełn, needle) and Old English eċġ (English edge).

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Adjective edit

ᾰ̓́κρος (ákrosm (feminine ᾰ̓́κρᾱ, neuter ᾰ̓́κρον); first/second declension

  1. at the edge, extreme, beginning, end: outermost (especially of the top)
  2. pointed, sharp
  3. being the most of any characteristic: best, oldest, first

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Descendants edit

  • Greek: άκρος (ákros, extreme)

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