κόνις

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See also: κονίς

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *konis. Cognates include Latin cinis. Unexplained is the e/o vocalism difference.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κόνις ‎(kónisf ‎(genitive κόνεως, κόνιος); third declension konis may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek κόνις.

  1. dust
  2. (figuratively) the multitude
  3. ashes
  4. the powder sprinkled upon wrestlers

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References[edit]

  • κόνις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «κόνις» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κόνις» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «κόνις» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «κόνις» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • 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