εἰκών

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *weik-, although no certain cognates exist outside of Greek. Compare εἰκῇ (eikē) and ἔοικα (eoika).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

εἰκών (eikōn) (genitive εἰκόνος) f, third declension

  1. figure, image, likeness, portrait
  2. image in a mirror, reflection
  3. personal description
  4. similitude, semblance, phantom
  5. pattern, archetype

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