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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Since Fick (1890), considered a native word of Proto-Indo-European origin, cognate with the Sanskrit पिनाक (pínāka, staff, stick) and the Proto-Slavic *pь̑njь (whence the Old Church Slavonic пьнь (pĭnĭ), the Russian пень (penʹ, trunk, stub)). On the other hand, Beekes prefers a Pre-Greek origin.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pí.naks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpi.naks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpi.naks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpi.naks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpi.naks/
  • NounEdit

    πῐ́νᾰξ (pínaxm (genitive πῐ́νᾰκος); third declension

    1. board, plank
    2. tablet
    3. dish, plate, platter, trencher
    4. board, plate, picture
    5. table of accounts, register
    6. block for sharpening knives

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