πνεύμων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Alternative spelling of πλεύμων (pleúmōn) influenced by πνέω (pnéō, I blow) / πνεῦμα (pneûma, breath).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pneú̯.mɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpnew.mon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpneβ.mon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpnev.mon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpnev.mon/
  • Noun[edit]

    πνεύμων (pneúmōnm (genitive πνεύμονος); third declension

    1. lung
    2. kind of a mollusk

    Usage notes[edit]

    Usually in plural.

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