γνάθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵnH₂dʰ-, *ǵnH₂dʰos, from *ǵénu- (jaw, cheek, chin). Compare Lithuanian žándas. See also the Ancient Greek γένυς (génus), from a related Indo-European root.

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Noun[edit]

γνάθος (gnáthos) (genitive γνάθου) f, second declension

  1. jaw
    1. narrow strait
  2. point, edge
  3. type of stone

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Noun[edit]

γνάθος (gnáthosf (plural γνάθοι)

  1. (anatomy) jawbone (mandible or maxilla)

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