μύλη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- ‎(to grind, crush). Cognate with Latin mola, English meal. See also English maelstrom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

μύλη ‎(múlēf ‎(genitive μύλης); first declension myle mule mulh may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μύλη.

  1. mill, hand-mill
  2. nether millstone
  3. knee-pan
  4. hard formation in a woman's womb
  5. (in the plural) molars

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References[edit]

  • μύλη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «μύλη» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μύλη» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «μύλη» 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.
    • mill idem, page 529.