γένυς

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵénu-, *ǵénus (chin, jaw). Cognates include Sanskrit हनु (hánu), Latin gena, Old Armenian ծնաւտ (cnawt, jaw), Persian چانه (čâne), Tocharian A śanwem, Lithuanian žandas, Welsh gen, and Old English ċinn (English chin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

γένυς (génus) (genitive γένυος) f, third declension

  1. jaw
  2. mouth
  3. edge of an axe

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]