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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /poi̯.nɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pyˈne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pyˈni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pyˈni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /piˈni/
  • 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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