λυχνίς

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λύχνος (lúkhnos, lamp) +‎ -ῐ́ς (-ís).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λῠχνῐ́ς (lukhnísf (genitive λῠχνῐ́δος); third declension

  1. rose campion (Silene coronaria, syn. Lychnis coronaria)
    Synonym: βάλαρις (bálaris)
  2. precious stone that emits light, perhaps ruby

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: lychnis
  • Translingual: Lychnis

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