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ποινή

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷoyneh₂. Cognates include Lithuanian kaina, Old Church Slavonic цѣна (cěna), Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬉𐬥𐬁 (kaēnā) and Old Armenian քէն (kʿēn).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ποινή (poinḗ) (genitive ποινῆς) f, first declension

  1. blood money, wergeld
  2. fine, ransom, penalty, penance, satisfaction
  3. compensation
  4. redemption, release

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

ποινή (poiníf (plural ποινές)

  1. (law) punishment, sentence, penalty

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