φοινός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Without clear etymology. Connected with φόνος (phónos, murder) already in antiquity, but this is morphologically difficult.

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φοινός (phoinósm (feminine φοινή, neuter φοινόν); first/second declension

  1. blood red, crimson, reddish
  2. deadly, murderous

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