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]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ko.rɔ̌ː.nɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /koˈro.ne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /koˈro.ni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /koˈro.ni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /koˈro.ni/
  • 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]

    • Latin: corōna (see there for further descendants)

    Further reading[edit]

    • κορώνη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • κορώνη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • κορώνη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • κορώνη in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • κορώνη 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.
      • crow idem, page 186.
    • 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