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εἰκών

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

εἰκών (eikṓn) (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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