ἀννίς

ἀννίς
Grammatical information: f.
Meaning: μητρὸς η πατρὸς μήτηρ H.; IG 7, 3380 (Boeotia)
Other forms: ἀνώ in acc. ἀνών IG 9 : 2, 877 (Larisa)
Origin: IE [Indo-European]X [probably] [36] *an(n)a? `mother'
Etymology: Elementary form, like Hitt. annaš `mother'. But ḫannaš `grandmother', Lyc. χñna `mother' (Pedersen Lykisch und Hittitisch 26 m. A.) have initial laryngeal, like Arm. han `grandmother', Lat. anna `foster-mother', OHG. ana `grandmother, ancestor'.
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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  • an-1 (*ḫ-an-) —     an 1 (*ḫ an )     English meaning: “male or female ancestor”     Deutsche Übersetzung: “Bezeichnung fũr männlichen oder weiblichen Ahnen”     Note: babble word Root an 1 (*ḫan ) : “male or female ancestor” derived from zero grade of Root… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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