θρίψ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Beekes suggests Pre-Greek.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

θρῑ́ψ (thrī́psm (genitive θρῑπός); ? declension

  1. woodworm
  2. (figuratively) skinflint, miser

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “θρίψ”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 557

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