πυκνός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *puḱ- (press together); compare Avestan pusā- (pusā-, headband, diadem).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

πυκνός (puknósm (feminine πυκνή, neuter πυκνόν); first/second declension

  1. thick
    Synonym: παχύς (pakhús)
  2. dense
  3. sagacious, crafty, cunning

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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

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