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Ancient Greek: ɡynɛ́ː

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Lexeme data

Language:Ancient Greek
Meaning:wife
Source form:γυνή
Phonological form:ɡynɛ́ː
Gloss:woman; wife
Notes:G.sg. γυναικός; cf. 'woman' /lexeme/19008/
Cognate codes:Z

Source of lexical data

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Source: LSJ = H. G. Liddell, R. Scott. H. S. Jones. A Greek-English Lexicon. (Oxford, rev. ed. with supplement 1968)
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Z
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Source: Beekes, Robert. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High
Comment: The oblique stem γυν-αικ- is probably from an adjective *gʷneh₂-iko- (Szemerényi AION 2 (1960) 13-30).
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Source: Ludewig, Julia (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: High