σθένος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps root-cognate with Old English stīþ ‎(hard, cruel, violent) (English stith ‎(stiff, hard)), or with Proto-Germanic *segaz ‎(victory).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

σθένος ‎(sthénosn ‎(genitive σθένεος or σθένους); third declension sthenos sqenos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek σθένος.

  1. strength, might, power

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References[edit]

  1. ^ George Melville Bolling, "The Etymology of ΣΘΕΝΟΣ", The American Journal of Philology 21 (1900), 315f.

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

σθένος ‎(sthénosn

  1. moral or emotional strength, might, power
  2. (chemistry): valence, valency

Declension[edit]