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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Beekes suggests Pre-Greek.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

θρῑ́ψ (thrī́psm (genitive θρῑπός); ? declension

  1. woodworm
  2. (figuratively) skinflint, miser

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “θρίψ”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 557

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