Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *kʷoinā́, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoynéh₂, from the root *kʷey- (to pay).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ποινή (poinḗf (genitive ποινῆς); first declension

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

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

ποινή (poiníf (plural ποινές)

  1. (law) punishment, sentence, penalty

DeclensionEdit