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κοάξ

Interjection; Transliteration:

Principal Part: κοάξ

Sense

  1. croak, the sound made by a frog.

Examples

  • βρεκεκεκὲξ κοὰξ κοάξ, βρεκεκεκὲξ κοὰξ κοάξ. (Aristotle, Frogs, Prologue, trochees1)
  • λιμναῖα κρηνῶν τέκνα, ξύναυλον ὕμνων βοὰν φθεγξώμεθ’, εὔγηρυν ἐμὰν ἀοιδάν, κοὰξ κοάξ, ἣν ἀμφὶ Νυσήιον Διὸσ Διόνυσον ἐν Λίμναισιν ἰαχήσαμεν, ἡνίχ’ ὁ κραιπαλόκωμοσ τοῖσ ἱεροῖσι Χύτροισι χωρεῖ κατ’ ἐμὸν τέμενοσ λαῶν ὄχλοσ. (Aristotle, Frogs, Prologue, trochees2)

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