ἀκῑνάκης

ἀκῑνάκης
Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: `short sword of Persians and Scythians' (Hdt.).
Other forms: κινάκης Soph. fr. 1061. The ι was long in Hor. Od. 1.27, 5.
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Pers.
Etymology: Prob. Iranian loan. Benveniste Textes sogdiens, 1940, 202 (kyn'k); further Bailey TPS 1955, 69. κινάκης in Sophocles (Belardi Studia Pagliaro1, 1969, 202): could the word be non-Iranian but Pre-Greek?. - One supposes that ἀκίναγμα = τίναγμα (Lyr. Adesp. 30 B) and ἀκιναγμός τιναγμός, κίνησις H., arose under influence of ἀκινάκης (Mansion Les gutturales grecques 64).
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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