Ἐρινύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Attested in Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀪𐀝 (e-ri-nu), 𐀁𐀪𐀝𐀸 (e-ri-nu-we). Outside of that, Beekes concludes Pre-Greek origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ἐρῑνῡ́ς (Erīnū́sf (genitive Ἐρινύος); third declension

  1. one of the Erinyes; an Erinys

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Further reading[edit]

  • Ἐρινύς in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἐρινύς in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ἐρινύς in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Ἐρινύς in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Ἐρινύς in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,011