ποινή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *kʷoinā́, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoynéh₂, from the root *kʷey- (to pay).

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Noun[edit]

ποινή (poinḗf (genitive ποινῆς); first declension

  1. blood money, wergeld
  2. fine, ransom, penalty, penance, satisfaction
  3. compensation
  4. redemption, release

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ).

Noun[edit]

ποινή (poiníf (plural ποινές)

  1. (law) punishment, sentence, penalty

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