Κυνικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From κυνικός (kunikós, doglike). It is uncertain whether the followers of Antisthenes were called this because of the gymnasium where he taught (Κυνόσαργες (Kunósarges)), from the coarse, filthy mode mode of life, or some other reason.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Κυνικός (Kunikós) (genitive Κυνικοῦ) m, second declension

  1. a Cynic

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th ediiton