θρῆνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Sanskrit ध्रणति ‎(dhráṇati, to sound), Latin drēnsō, and Old English drān (English drone). It is difficult to say whether the relationship is coincidentally onomatopoeic or genetic. Could also be from θρέομαι ‎(thréomai, I cry aloud, shriek). Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

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θρῆνος ‎(thrênos) (genitive θρήνου); m, second declension

  1. wailing, lamenting, dirge
  2. complaint

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