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Ancient GreekEdit

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From Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂gʰ-. Cognates are difficult to assign with certainty, but probably include Latin vāgiō, Sanskrit वग्नु (vagnu), Old English swōgan (English sough).


  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɛː.kʰɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /eˈkʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /iˈxi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /iˈçi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈçi/
  • NounEdit

    ἠχή (ēkhḗf (genitive ἠχῆς); first declension

    1. sound, noise


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    • ἠχή in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • ἠχή in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • ἠχή in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • ἠχή in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • ἠχή in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill