ἀμύνω

ἀμύνω (ῡ)
Grammatical information: v.
Meaning: `ward off, defend, help' (Il.)
Other forms: Pret. ἠμύναθον (imperf. or aor.?, s. Schwyzer 703 m. A. 6).
Derivatives: ἀμύντωρ `defender' (Il.), also PN; ἀμυντῆρες `brow-tines of stag's antlers' (Arist.); - ἄμυνα `defence' etc. (Theopomp. Com.; retrograde formation, s. Schwyzer 475 : 5, Chantr. Form. 101.
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Like κλίνω, πλύνω from *ἀμυν-yω. If the nasal is a formant (Schwyzer 694), we have ἀμυ-, which has been seen in ἀμεύσασθαι (s. v.; so from *`move away'?). S. also μύνη.
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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