δίνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In view of the lack of a good etymology, Beekes considers the possibility of a Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

δῑ́νη (dī́nēf (genitive δῑ́νης); first declension

  1. whirlpool

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • δίνη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • δίνη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • δίνη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • δίνη in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • δίνη in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • δίνη in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2019)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

δίνη (dínif (plural δίνες)

  1. vortex, whirlpool

Declension[edit]