κορώνη

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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. coronoid process of the ulna, apophysis (the part of a bone where the tendon is attached)
  8. end, tip, point
  9. nightingale
  10. a type of crown
  11. culmination of something, especially of a festival

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: κορώνα (koróna)
  • Latin: corōna (see there for further descendants)

Further reading[edit]

  • κορώνη in Liddell & Scott, A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940
  • κορώνη in Liddell & Scott, An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889
  • κορώνη in Autenrieth, Georg, A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1891
  • κορώνη in Bailly, Anatole, Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette, 1935
  • κορώνη in Cunliffe, Richard J., A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1924, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C., English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1910.
    • crow idem, page 186.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P., Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, →ISBN