κανών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Uncertain. Generally connected with κάννα ‎(kánna, reed).

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κᾰνών ‎(kanṓnm ‎(genitive κᾰνόνος); third declension kanon kanwn may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek κᾰνών.

  1. rod, pole, bar
  2. rods used in shields
  3. type of rod used in weaving
  4. measuring rod, carpenter's rule, plumb line, level
  5. (music) monochord
  6. something to judge by, rule, norm, general principle
  7. model, paradigm
  8. tax assessment, tax, tariff

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