πόνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)penh₁- (to weave, to twist). Cognate with Ancient Greek πένομαι (pénomai, to exert oneself), Proto-Germanic *spinnaną (to spin) and Lithuanian pìnti (to twist).

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Noun[edit]

πόνος (pónosm (genitive πόνου); second declension

  1. work, especially hard work; toil
  2. bodily exertion, exercise
  3. work, task, business
  4. the consequence of toil, distress, trouble, suffering
  5. anything produced by work, a work

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πόνος (pónos).

Noun[edit]

πόνος (pónosm (plural πόνοι)

  1. (medicine) pain, ache

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