χήν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰans-. Cognates include Sanskrit हंस ‎(haṃsá), Latin ānser, Russian гусь ‎(gusʹ), and Old English gōs (English goose).

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Noun[edit]

χήν ‎(khḗnm, f ‎(genitive χηνός); third declension khen chen xhn may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek χήν.

  1. goose

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References[edit]

  • χήν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «χήν» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «χήν» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «χήν» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.