Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn, the same root of πυθμήν (puthmḗn, bottom) and Latin fundus (bottom). However the medial "-νδ-" is highly problematic, as well as the initial "π-" instead of "φ-" (since it was no longer followed by "θ").

Pronunciation edit


Noun edit

πύνδᾰξ (púndaxm (genitive πύνδᾰκος); third declension

  1. bottom of a jar, cup or other vessel
  2. hilt of a sword

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