Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

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

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: άκρος (ákros, extreme)

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