κορώνη

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- ‎(to turn, bend). See also κορωνός ‎(korōnós, curved, bent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κορώνη ‎(korṓnēf ‎(genitive κορώνης); first declension

  1. a type of sea-bird, perhaps shearwater
  2. crow
  3. anything curved, especially a door handle
  4. the tip of a bow, on which the string is hooked
  5. the curved stern of a ship, especially its crown (ornamental top)
  6. the tip of a plow-beam, upon which the yoke was attached
  7. apophysis (the part of a bone where the tendon is attached)
  8. end, tip, point

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill