κάννα

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed) (whence Mycenaean Greek 𐀒𐀜𐀛𐀠 (ko-no-ni-pi)), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na). There are indications that it may have come through Pre-Greek.

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Noun[edit]

κᾰ́ννᾱ (kánnāf (genitive κᾰ́ννης); first declension

  1. giant reed, Arundo donax
  2. reed mat

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