τέμενος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For *τέμανος, with assimilation, from Proto-Indo-European *temh₂-no-, from *temh₂- (to cut), whence τέμνω (témnō, I cut). Confer with τέμαχος (témakhos).

Noun[edit]

τέμενος (témenosn (genitive τεμένους); third declension

  1. a piece of ground cut or marked off
  2. a sacred inclosure

References[edit]

  • τέμενος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • τέμενος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • τέμενος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «τέμενος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «τέμενος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • τέμενος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • temple in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press