σπλήν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *spelgh- (spleen); see also Old Irish selg, Old Prussian blusne, Lithuanian bluznis, Old Church Slavonic слезена (slezena), Latin lien, Armenian փաիցալն (pʿaicʿaln), Avestan [script?] (sperezan), and Sanskrit प्लिहन् (plihan).

Noun[edit]

σπλήν (splḗn) (genitive σπληνός) m, third declension

  1. milt, spleen

Inflection[edit]