Σικυών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Formally identical to σικυών (sikuṓn, cucumber bed). However, there is no variant form **σεκυ- to complement Σεκυών (Sekuṓn), with the exception of a form σεκούα in Hesychius.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Σῐκῠών (Sikuṓnm, f (genitive Σῐκῠῶνος); third declension

  1. Sicyon; Sikyona, Corinthia, Greece

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Usage notes[edit]

According to Strabo, the original name of the town was Αἰγιαλεῖς (Aigialeîs), followed by Μηκώνη (Mēkṓnē). The native name of the town was Σεκυών (Sekuṓn).

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References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,025