γονή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From γίγνομαι (gígnomai, to be born) +‎ ().

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Noun[edit]

γονή (gonḗf (genitive γονῆς); first declension

  1. offspring
    1. (of animals)
    2. (of the fruits of the earth)
    3. race, stock, family; parentage
    4. generation
  2. that which engenders, seed
    1. organs of generation (genitalia)
      1. womb
  3. act of generation
    1. (of the mother) childbirth
    2. (of the child) birth
    3. cure for sterility
      • Paul., Aeg. 3.74
  4. (Pythagorean nomenclature) unity
    • Theol., Ar. 6

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