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Ancient Greek

Alternative forms


ὄρνῑς (órnīs) m, f (genitive ὄρνῑθος); third declension

  1. bird
  2. chicken


Derived terms

  • ὀρνῑ́θειος (ornī́theios)
  • ὀρνῑθεύω (ornītheúō)

Related terms


  • ὄρνις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ὄρνις in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ὄρνις in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὄρνις» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «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
  • G3733”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 79
  • 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