ζώνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to ζώννυμι (zṓnnumi, to gird); ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₃s-neh₂, from the root *yeh₃s- (gird). Compare Russian пояснь (pojasnʹ), Sanskrit रास्ना (rā́snā) (< *yā́snā).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

ζώνη (zṓnēf (genitive ζώνης); first declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Doric, Koine)

  1. belt, sash

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ζώνη (zóni)
  • Latin: zōna (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frisk, Hjalmar (1960) , “ζώννυμι”, in Griechisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, pages 617–618
  2. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “ζώννυμι, -μαι”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 504–505

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζώνη (zṓnē, belt; loins, waist)

Noun[edit]

ζώνη (zónif (plural ζώνες)

  1. belt, sash, seat belt
  2. zone

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