κύανος

See also: κυανός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, probably from Hittite [script needed] (kuwannan-, precious stone, copper, blue), likely from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwey- (to shine, white, light) (compare *ḱweytós (white)).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κῠ́ᾰνος (kúanosm (genitive κῠᾰ́νου); second declension

  1. blue

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: κυανός (kyanós)
  • English: cyan, cyano-

ReferencesEdit

  • κύανος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κύανος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κύανος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • κύανος in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • κύανος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • κύανος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN