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First declension Noun; Feminine 동물 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἄλκη ἄλκης

Structure: ἀλκ (Stem) + η (Ending)

Etym.: a)/lalke


  1. elk


First declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • εἰ δ’ ἐγὼ σθένοσ ἥβων δόρυ τ’ ἔπαλλον ἐν αἰχμᾷ, Καδμείων τε σύνηβοι, τέκεσιν ἂν προπαρέσταν ἀλκᾷ· (Euripides, Heracles, choral, ephymnion 31)
  • ἀλκά τε γὰρ ἐν κακοῖσ σύν τ’ εὐτυχίαισ φίλον, δορί τε γᾷ πατρίᾳ φέρει σωτήριον ἀλκάν. (Euripides, Ion, choral, antistrophe 12)
  • βουλαὶ μὲν καὶ ἀέθλα καὶ ἁ περὶ Ἑλλάδοσ ἀλκά τοῦδ’ ἀνδρὸσ στάλαισ πλάθεται Ἡρακλέουσ· (Plutarch, Aratus, chapter 14 3:1)
  • μεταξὺ δ’ ἀλκὰ δι’ ὀλίγου τείνει, πύργοσ ἐν εὔρει. (Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, choral, antistrophe 33)
  • εἰπὲ ποῦ τίσ ἀλκά; (Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, choral, strophe 22)

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