ἄνθος

See also: άνθος

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Hellenic *ántʰos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éndʰos. Cognate with Vedic Sanskrit अन्धस् (ándhas, Soma, grass, herb), Albanian end, Old Armenian անդ (and, field), possibly Old Frisian åndul.

NounEdit

ᾰ̓́νθος (ánthosn (genitive ᾰ̓́νθεος or ᾰ̓́νθους); third declension

  1. flower, blossom, bloom
  2. froth, scum
  3. bloom, peak
  4. brightness, brilliance
InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit
  • English: chrysanthemum, anther, antherid

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ᾰ̓́νθος (ánthosm (genitive ᾰ̓́νθου); second declension

  1. a small bird, possibly the yellow wagtail.
InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit