ἄξων

See also: άξων

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱs-. Cognate with Sanskrit अक्ष (akṣa, axle, axis, balance beam), Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀒𐀰𐀚 (a-ko-so-ne) and Latin axis.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ἄξων (áxōnm (genitive ἄξονος); third declension

  1. an axle
  2. (geometry) an axis of a solid
    1. of a cone
    2. of a conic section
    3. of a cylinder
  3. the axis of the celestial sphere
  4. (figuratively) a course or path of action
  5. (anatomy) C2, the axis (the second cervical vertebra)
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Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

ἄξων (áxōnm (feminine ᾰ̓́ξουσᾰ, neuter ᾰ̓́ξον); first/third declension

  1. future active participle of ἄγω (ágō)
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Further readingEdit

  • ἄξων”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἄξων”, in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἄξων”, in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ἄξων in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ἄξων in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ἄξων in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2022)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.