μῆνις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μῆνῐς ‎(mênisf ‎(genitive μήνῐος or μήνῐδος); third declension

  1. rage, wrath, mostly of the wrath of the gods
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Iliad 1.1
      Μῆνιν ἄειδε, θεὰ, Πηληϊάδεω Ἀχιλῆος
      • Translation by T.A. Murray
        The wrath sing, goddess, of Peleus' son, Achilles

Inflection[edit]

The alternative accusative singular, genitive singular and genitive plural forms with δ are first attested in late antiquity.

References[edit]

  • μῆνις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • μῆνις in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • μῆνις in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μῆνις» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «μῆνις» 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.
  • Wilhelm Pape, Handwörterbuch der griechischen Sprache: μῆνις
  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “μῆνις [f.]”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 946