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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵónh₁os (race). Equivalent to γίγνομαι (gígnomai) +‎ -ος (-os).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡó.nos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡo.nos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣo.nos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈɣo.nos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈɣo.nos/
  • NounEdit

    γόνος (gónosm, f (genitive γόνου); second declension

    (feminine)
    1. That which is begotten: child, grandchild, offspring
    (masculine)
    1. fruit, product
    2. race, stock, descent
    3. procreation, begetting
    4. seed
    5. genitals

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