γόνυ

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *gónu, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu. Cognates include Sanskrit जानु ‎(jānu), Latin genu, Old Armenian ծունկ ‎(cunk), Gothic 𐌺𐌽𐌹𐌿 ‎(kniu), and Old English cnēo (English knee).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

γόνυ ‎(gónun ‎(genitive γόνατος); third declension gony gonu may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek γόνυ.

  1. knee

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • γόνυ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «γόνυ» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «γόνυ» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «γόνυ» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «γόνυ» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «γόνυ» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2016)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • knee idem, page 470.
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