ῥίς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably a Pre-Greek borrowing.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ῥῑ́ς ‎(rhī́sf ‎(genitive ῥῑνός); third declension

  1. nose, snout
    1. (in the plural) nostrils
  2. (probably) brow of a hill, projecting spur of land

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ῥίς, ῥῑνός”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1288