ἔχιδνα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἔχις (ékhis, snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /é.kʰi.dna/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.kʰi.dna/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈe.xi.ðna/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.çi.ðna/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.çi.ðna/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἔχιδνᾰ (ékhidnaf (genitive ἐχίδνης); first declension

    1. snake (traditionally held as a poisonous snake, viper, but perhaps also a constrictor)
    2. (figuratively) a treacherous person

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