πίθηκος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Commonly connected with Latin foedus ‎(ugly), as if from a Proto-Indo-European *bʰid-, *bʰoid-. Beekes argues for an origin as a loan-word or perhaps Pre-Greek.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πίθηκος ‎(píthēkosm ‎(genitive πιθήκου); second declension

  1. ape, monkey
  2. trickster
  3. dwarf

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ
  • BDAG
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πίθηκος ‎(píthēkos).

NounEdit

πίθηκος ‎(píthikosm ‎(plural πίθηκοι)

  1. ape, monkey
  2. an uncivilised person

DeclensionEdit

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