κονία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From κόνις (kónis)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κονία (konía) (genitive κονίας) f, first declension

  1. dust, as stirred up by men's feet
    1. sand, soil
    2. (in the plural) ashes
  2. a fine powder, sprinkled over wrestlers' bodies after being oiled, to make them more easily grasped by the opponent
  3. powdered lime, plaster, stucco

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition