φόνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the o-grade of Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰen-. Related to θείνω (theínō, to strike) and ἔπεφνον (épephnon, slew).

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Noun[edit]

φόνος (phónosm (genitive φόνου); second declension

  1. murder, slaughter
  2. (law) murder, homicide

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φόνος (phónos), which is cognate to Ancient Greek θείνω (theínō). See there for further cognates.

Noun[edit]

φόνος (fónosm (plural φόνοι)

  1. murder

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