ὄρνις

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Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, from a feminine derivative ending in *-ih₂ of the oblique stem h₃er-n- of Proto-Indo-European *h₃érō. The alternate ὄρνιξ is formed from the dative plural ὄρνιξι of the alternate stem ὄρνῑχ-. See also ὄρνεον ‎(órneon) from the same root.

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Noun[edit]

ὄρνῑς ‎(órnīsm, f ‎(genitive ὄρνῑθος); third declension ornis may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὄρνῑς.

  1. bird
  2. chicken

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References[edit]

  • ὄρνις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὄρνις» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὄρνις» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὄρνις» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ὄρνις» 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, page 79