κανών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Generally connected with κάννα (kánna, reed).

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Noun[edit]

κανών (kanṓn) (genitive κανόνος) m, third declension

  1. rod, pole, bar
  2. rods used in shields
  3. type of rod used in weaving
  4. measuring rod, carpenter's rule, plumb line, level
  5. (music) monochord
  6. something to judge by, rule, norm, general principle
  7. model, paradigm
  8. tax assessment, tax, tariff

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