γόνυ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu. Cognates include Sanskrit जानु (jānu), Latin genu, Old Armenian ծունկ (cunk), Gothic 𐌺𐌽𐌹𐌿 (kniu), and Old English cnēo (English knee).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

γόνυ (gonu) (genitive γόνατος) n, third declension

  1. knee

InflectionEdit

  • Ionic: genitive singular: γούνατος (gounatos), dative plural: γούνασι (gounasi)/γούνασσι (gounassi)
  • Poetic: genitive singular: γουνός (gounos), dative singular: γουνί (gouni), plural (nom, acc, voc): γοῦνα (gouna), genitive plural: γούνων (gounōn)
  • Aeolic: plural (nom, acc, voc): γόνα (gona), plural genitive: γόνων (gonōn)

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