ἀδήν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Has been suggested to derive from Proto-Indo-European *h₁engʷ-, with cognates including Latin inguen and Old Norse ökkvinn. However, we would expect a ἐνδ- from such a root, not ἀδ-.

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Noun[edit]

ἀδήν (adḗn) (genitive ἀδένος) f and later m, third declension

  1. gland

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