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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *serk- (to fence). Cognate with ἕρκος (hérkos, fence), ὁρκάνη (horkánē, fence), ἑρκάνη (herkánē, fence), Latin sarciō.

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ὅρκος (hórkosm (genitive ὅρκου); second declension

  1. the object by which one swears, the witness of an oath, as the Styx was among the gods, or as Zeus was among mortals
  2. an oath
    Synonyms: ὅρκιον (hórkion)

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