ὠλένη

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See also: ωλένη

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eh₃l(e)n-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃l-. Cognates include Sanskrit अरत्नि (aratní), Latin ulna, Old Armenian ողն (ołn) and ուլն (uln), Old English elnboga (English elbow). This reconstruction however remains uncertain.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ὠλένη (ōlénēf (genitive ὠλένης); first declension

  1. elbow, lower arm
  2. mat, mattress (=Latin torus)

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