See also: ᾦον

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *ōyyón, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg), argued to have been a derivative of *h₂éwis (bird), whence also ᾱ̓ετός (āetós, eagle) and οἰωνός (oiōnós, bird of prey). Cognates include Latin ōvum, Persian خایه(xâye) and Old English ǣġ (English egg).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ᾠόν (ōiónn (genitive ᾠοῦ); second declension

  1. egg
  2. seed

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: αβγό n (avgó, egg)

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