αἰᾱνής

αἰᾱνής
Grammatical information: adj.
Meaning: `cruel' (Archil.); the meaning `eternal' (A.) through association with αἰεί.
Other forms: Ion. αἰηνής
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Wackernagel Verm. Beiträge 7 assumed *σαιϜ-ᾱνής `with terrifying face' (: Lat. saevus and a word for `face' as in ἀπηνής etc., q.v.); unverifiable. S. Degani Helikon 2 (1962) 37-56.
Page in Frisk: 1,30

Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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