μέλκιον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-, with cognates such as Old Church Slavonic млѣко (mlěko), Lithuanian malkas, and Latvian malks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

μέλκιον (melkion)

  1. Hesychius' gives the definition as: κρήνη (krḗnē, spring, fountain), νύμφαι (númphai, springs), παίγνιον (paígnion, play thing, toy).

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