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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From μείς (meís, month; moon) +‎ -ῐ́σκος (-ískos).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mɛː.nís.kos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /meˈnis.kos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /miˈnis.kos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /miˈnis.kos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /miˈnis.kos/
  • NounEdit

    μηνῐ́σκος (mēnískosm (genitive μηνῐ́σκου); second declension

    1. crescent
    2. head covering for statues

    InflectionEdit

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