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Second declension Noun; Neuter 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: χέννιον χέννιου

Structure: χεννι (Stem) + ον (Ending)


  1. quail


Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • τῶν δὲ καλουμένων χεννίων μικρὸν δ’ ἐστὶν ὀρτύγιον μνημονεύει Κλεομένησ ἐν τῇ πρὸσ Ἀλέξανδρον ἐπιστολῇ γράφων οὕτωσ· (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 9, book 9, chapter 47 4:2)
  • "φαληρίδασ ταριχηρὰσ μυρίασ, τυλάδασ πεντακισχιλίασ, χέννια ταριχηρὰ μύρια. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 9, book 9, chapter 47 4:3)
  • οὐδέ μοι Αἰγυπτίων βίοσ ἤρεσεν οἱο͂ν ἔχουσι, χέννια τίλλοντεσ καὶ κιττία δεισαλέ’ ὄντα. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 9, book 9, chapter 47 4:5)
  • ἡμεῖσ δ’ ἐσθίομεν κεκλημένοι ἁλμυρὰ πάντα, χέννια, καὶ τυρούσ, χηνὸσ ἁλιστὰ λίπη, ὄρνια καὶ μόσχεια· (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume III, book 9, chapter 377 1:1)


  1. quail

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Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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