εἰκών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *weyk-, although no certain cognates exist outside of Greek. Compare εἰκῇ (eikêi) and ἔοικα (éoika).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

εἰκών (eikṓnf (genitive εἰκόνος); third declension

  1. figure, image, likeness, portrait
  2. image in a mirror, reflection
  3. personal description
  4. similitude, semblance, phantom
  5. pattern, archetype

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: εικόνα (eikóna)
  • Latin: īcōn
  • Polish: ikona
  • Russian: икона (ikona)

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