ἐχῖνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰis (hedgehog, hedgehog-like animals). Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀑𐀜 (e-ki-no), Old Armenian ոզնի (ozni), Proto-Germanic *igilaz, Albanian esh.

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Noun[edit]

ἐχῖνος (ekhînosm (genitive ἐχῑ́νου); second declension

  1. hedgehog
  2. sea urchin
  3. shell of a sea urchin
  4. jug, cup, vase
  5. The shell of certain nuts, such as the chestnut
  6. The third stomach of ruminants (the omasum)
  7. The moulding atop the Doric capital

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