κυμινοπριστοκαρδαμογλύφος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κῠμῑνοπρῐ́στης (kumīnoprístēs, miser, scrooge) +‎ κᾰ́ρδᾰμον (kárdamon, watercress) +‎ γλῠ́φω (glúphō, carve, scrape).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ky.miː.no.pris.to.kar.da.mo.ɡlý.pʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ky.mi.no.pris.to.kar.da.moˈɡly.pʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ky.mi.no.pris.to.kar.ða.moˈɣly.ɸos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /cy.mi.no.pris.to.kar.ða.moˈɣly.fos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ci.mi.no.pris.to.kar.ða.moˈɣli.fos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    κῠμῑνοπρῐστοκᾰρδᾰμογλῠ́φος (kumīnopristokardamoglúphosm, f (neuter κῠμῑνοπρῐστοκᾰρδᾰμογλῠ́φον); second declension

    1. extremely miserly, scrooge-like (literally a cummin-splitting-cress-scraper)
      • Aristophanes, The Wasps 1357
        τὸ γὰρ υἵδιον τηρεῖ με, κἄστι δύσκολον κἄλλως κυμινοπριστοκαρδαμογλύφον.
        tò gàr huídion tēreî me, kásti dúskolon kállōs kuminopristokardamoglúphon.

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