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 мєдъ ‎(medŭ, honey), and Old English medu (English mead).

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Noun[edit]

μέθυ ‎(méthun ‎(genitive μέθυος); third declension methy mequ methu may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μέθυ.

  1. wine

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References[edit]

  • μέθυ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «μέθυ» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μέθυ» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «μέθυ» 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.
    • ale idem, page 22.
    • wine idem, page 981.