αἶνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Pokorny suggests Proto-Indo-European *Hoyt- (oath), but this is not widely accepted.

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Noun[edit]

αἶνος (aînosm (genitive αἴνου); second declension

  1. tale or story; story with a moral, fable
  2. praise
    • St. Luke, The Gospel of Luke 18.43
      καὶ παραχρῆμα ἀνέβλεψεν, καὶ ἠκολούθει αὐτῷ δοξάζων τὸν θεόν. καὶ πᾶς ὁ λαὸς ἰδὼν ἔδωκεν αἶνον τῷ θεῷ
      And immediately he received his sight, and followed him, glorifying God: and all the people, when they saw it, gave praise unto God. (King James Version)

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