νίκη

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See also: Νίκη and νίκῃ

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with νεῖκος(neîkos), Lithuanian ap-nìkti(to attack).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

νῑ́κη ‎(nī́kēf ‎(genitive νῑ́κης); first declension

  1. the act of winning: victory, success [+genitive = over, in something]
    1. things won in victory, fruits of victory
    2. the upper hand, advantage

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First names derived from νίκη:

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References[edit]

  • νίκη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • νίκη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • νίκη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «νίκη» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • G3529”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Bauer lexicon
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

νίκη ‎(níkif ‎(plural νίκες)

  1. victory

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