μέθυ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (honey; mead). Cognates include Sanskrit मधु (mádhu, honey), Lithuanian medùs, Old Church Slavonic медъ (medŭ, honey), and Old English medu (English mead).

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Noun[edit]

μέθῠ (méthun (genitive μέθῠος); third declension

  1. wine

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References[edit]

  • μέθυ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • μέθυ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • μέθυ in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μέθυ» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • μέθυ 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.
    • ale idem, page 22.
    • wine idem, page 981.