κνήμη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kónh₂m (leg); cognate with English ham (from Proto-Germanic *hammō) and Old Irish cnáim (bone).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κνήμη (knḗmēf (genitive κνήμης); first declension

  1. shin, tibia

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • κνήμη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κνήμη in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • leg idem, page 484.

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κνήμη (knḗmē)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κνήμη (knímif (plural κνήμες)

  1. (anatomy) shin, tibia

Declension[edit]