ὀξύς

See also: οξύς

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ὀξῠ́ς (oxúsm (feminine ὀξεῖᾰ, neuter ὀξύ); first/third declension

  1. sharp, pointed (especially of swords, axes, etc.)
  2. (of the senses): sharp, keen
    (of sight): dazzling, bright
    (of sound): shrill, piercing, high, sharp
    (of taste): sharp, pungent, acid
  3. quick, hasty, swift
  4. sharp, clever

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: oxy-
  • Greek: οξύς (oxýs)

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