γυναίκα

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EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek γυναίκα (gunaíka), from Ancient Greek γυνή, γυναῖκα (gunḗ, gunaîka), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn (woman). Cognate with Tsakonian γουναίκα (gounaíka) and Cappadocian Greek ναίκα (naíka).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʝiˈne.ka/
  • Hyphenation: γυ‧ναί‧κα

NounEdit

γυναίκα (gynaíkaf (plural γυναίκες)

  1. woman
  2. wife

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see: Appendix:Greek vocabulary/Family

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