θέναρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰénr̥ (flat of the hand, palm). Compare Sanskrit धन्वन् (dhanvan) and Old High German tenar .

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel α by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

Noun[edit]

θένᾰρ (thénarn (genitive θέναρος); third declension

  1. the palm of the hand
  2. the flat of the foot
  3. the flat top of an altar

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • θέναρ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • θέναρ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • θέναρ in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «θέναρ» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «θέναρ» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • θέναρ in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • palm idem, page 590.