σπλήν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Old Irish selg, Lithuanian blužnis, Latin lien, Old Armenian փայծաղն ‎(pʿaycałn), Avestan [script needed] ‎(spərəzan-), and Sanskrit प्लिहन् ‎(plihan).

Noun[edit]

σπλήν ‎(splḗnm ‎(genitive σπληνός); third declension

  1. milt, spleen

Inflection[edit]