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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush). Cognate with Latin mola, English meal, maelstrom.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mý.lɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmy.le/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.li/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.li/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈmi.li/
  • NounEdit

    μῠ́λη (múlēf (genitive μῠ́λης); first declension

    1. mill, hand-mill
    2. nether millstone
    3. knee-pan
    4. hard formation in a woman's womb
    5. (in the plural) molars

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