εἰκών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

εἰκών (eikōn) (genitive εἰκόνος) f, 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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