χαλινός

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Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, a Pre-Greek origin is probable, as it is difficult to explain "χαλ-" from Indo-European and as a suffix "-ιν-" is frequent in Pre-Greek.

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Noun[edit]

χᾰλῑνός (khalīnósm (genitive χᾰλῑνοῦ); second declension

  1. bridle, rein, bit
  2. part of the tackle of a ship
  3. anything that restrains from the outer

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

χαλινός (chalinósm (plural χαλινοί)

  1. Alternative form of χαλινάρι (chalinári, bridle; bit)
  2. frenulum

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