νάρκισσος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, the suffix clearly points to a Pre-Greek word. The connection with νάρκη (nárkē, numbness) is due to folk etymology.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

νάρκισσος (nárkissosm or f (genitive ναρκίσσου); second declension

  1. daffodil, narcissus

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: νάρκισσος (nárkissos)
  • Classical Syriac: ܢܪܩܝܣ(narqīs)
  • Latin: narcissus (see there for further descendants)
  • Middle Persian: [Book Pahlavi needed] (nlgs /nargis/)
    • Arabic: نَرْجِس(narjis) (see there for further descendants)
    • Persian: نرگس(narges) (see there for further descendants)
  • Old Armenian: ներգիս (nergis)

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

NounEdit

νάρκισσος (nárkissosm (plural νάρκισσοι)

  1. narcissus, daffodil (plant, flower)
  2. narcissist (person)

DeclensionEdit

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