μῆδος

See also: Μῆδος

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Ancient GreekEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *meh₁dos, from Proto-Indo-European *med- ‎(to measure, give advice) (whence also μέδω ‎(médō), μέδομαι ‎(médomai)). Cognates include Old Armenian միտ ‎(mit).

NounEdit

μῆδος ‎(mêdosn ‎(genitive μήδεος); third declension medos mhdos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μῆδος.

  1. (only in plural) counsel, plan, art, prudence, cunning
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Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain. Has been connected with etymology 1 (compare Old High German gimaht for a similar double meaning), Latin mentula, and with μαδάω ‎(madáō) and Middle Irish mess. Could also be Pre-Greek.

NounEdit

μῆδος ‎(mêdosn ‎(genitive μήδεος); third declension medos mhdos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μῆδος.

  1. (only in plural) testicle
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