τιθήνη

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck). Compare θῆλυς (thêlus, female), θηλή (thēlḗ, teat), θεῖος (theîos, uncle), τήθη (tḗthē, grandmother) and τίτθη (títthē, wet nurse).

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NounEdit

τῐθήνη (tithḗnēf (genitive τῐθήνης); first declension

  1. nurse, wet nurse
    Synonyms: τίτθη (títthē), τροφός (trophós)

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