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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷoyneh₂, from *kʷey- ‎(to pay). Cognate with Ancient Greek τίνω ‎(tínō), Lithuanian kaina, Old Church Slavonic цѣна ‎(cěna), Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬉𐬥𐬁 ‎(kaēnā) and Old Armenian քէն ‎(kʿēn).

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NounEdit

ποινή ‎(poinḗf ‎(genitive ποινῆς); 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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