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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /poi̯.nɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pyˈne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pyˈni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pyˈni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /piˈni/
  • NounEdit

    ποινή (poinḗf (genitive ποινῆς); first declension

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

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Further readingEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ).

    NounEdit

    ποινή (poiníf (plural ποινές)

    1. (law) punishment, sentence, penalty

    DeclensionEdit