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κανών

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Generally connected with κάννα (kánna, reed).

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NounEdit

κανών (kanṓn) (genitive κανόνος); m, third declension

  1. rod, pole, bar
  2. rods used in shields
  3. type of rod used in weaving
  4. measuring rod, carpenter's rule, plumb line, level
  5. (music) monochord
  6. something to judge by, rule, norm, general principle
  7. model, paradigm
  8. tax assessment, tax, tariff

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