μηνίσκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μείς (meís, month; moon) +‎ -ῐ́σκος (-ískos).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μηνῐ́σκος (mēnískosm (genitive μηνῐ́σκου); second declension

  1. crescent
  2. head covering for statues

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: meniscus
  • Greek: μηνίσκος m (minískos)
  • Portuguese: menisco
  • Russian: мени́ск m (menísk)

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