πίθηκος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Commonly connected with Latin foedus (ugly), as if from a Proto-Indo-European *bʰid-, *bʰoid-. Beekes argues for an origin as a loan-word or perhaps Pre-Greek.

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NounEdit

πίθηκος (pithēkos) (genitive πιθήκου) m, second declension

  1. ape, monkey
  2. trickster
  3. dwarf

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πίθηκος (pithēkos).

NounEdit

πίθηκος (píthikosm (plural πίθηκοι)

  1. ape, monkey
  2. an uncivilised person

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