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αἴγιθος

Ἰχθύς ἐκ τῆς κεφαλῆς ὄζειν ἄρχεται -> The fish stinks from the head
Michael Apostolius Paroemiographus, Paroemiae
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Full diacritics: αἴγιθος Medium diacritics: αἴγιθος Low diacritics: αίγιθος Capitals: ΑΙΓΙΘΟΣ
Transliteration A: aígithos Transliteration B: aigithos Transliteration C: aigithos Beta Code: ai)/giqos

English (LSJ)

also αἰγίοθος, ὁ, an unknown bird, possibly A linnct, Arist. HA609a31, 616b10, Call.Fr.321, Ael.NA5.48, etc.

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Greek (Liddell-Scott)

αἴγιθος: καὶ αἰγίοθος, ὁ, πιθ. τὸ κοινῶς στρουθίον, Ἀριστ. Ἱ. Ζ. 9. 1, 18., 9. 15, 3.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ου (ὁ) :
linotte, oiseau.
Étymologie: DELG origine inconnue.

Spanish (DGE)

(αἴγῐθος) -ου, ὁ orn. pájaro pequeño, quizá el jilguero, el paro o el petirrojo Arist.HA 609a31, 616b10, Call.Fr.469, Ael.NA 5.48, Plin.HN 10.21, 204.
• Etimología: Origen no gr.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

αἴγῐθος: ὁ зоол. предполож. коноплянка Arst.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: titmouse (Parus) (Ar.).
Other forms: αἴγινθος Dionys. Av.1, 12; αἴγινθος μικρός parra modica Gloss. (not mentioned by Frisk or DELG) αἰγίοθος v.l. in Arist.; for *αἴγισθος?
Derivatives: αἰγίθαλλος, -θαλος (Ar.).
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: Typical substr. word: prenasal., the suffix -αλ(λ)-, the variation λ/λλ, Fur. 267, 288, 254 n. 8, 304, 387 w. lit. Cf. Thompson Birds s. vv.