κῦδος

See also: κύδος

Ancient GreekEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *skeue (to perceive, pay attention), see also Sanskrit कवि (kavi, wise, poet, seer, sage), Lithuanian kavoti (safeguard, tend), Armenian ցուցանեմ (cʿucʿanem, I show)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κῦδος (kudos) (genitive κύδεος) n,

  1. renown, glory

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

κῦδος (kudos) (genitive κύδου) m,

  1. taunt
    κῦδος γὰρ ἀρσενικῶς μὲν ἡ λοιδορία͵ ἐξ οὗ καὶ τὸ κυδάζεται τοῖς πᾶσιν Ἀργείοις ὁμοῦ παρὰ Σοφοκλεῖ͵ ἀντὶ τοῦ λοιδορεῖται. κῦδος δὲ οὐδετέρως ἡ δόξα͵ ἐξ οὗ καὶ κύδιστος ὁ ἐνδοξότατος. Scholia In Aristophanem

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Last modified on 11 February 2014, at 21:04