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Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet → May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
Pervigilium Veneris
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Full diacritics: βόνασος Medium diacritics: βόνασος Low diacritics: βόνασος Capitals: ΒΟΝΑΣΟΣ
Transliteration A: bónasos Transliteration B: bonasos Transliteration C: vonasos Beta Code: bo/nasos

English (LSJ)

βόνασος or βόνασσος, ὁ, European bison, aurochs, Bos bonasus, Arist.HA498b31, 630a18, PA663a14, Str.15.1.69.

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German (Pape)

[Seite 453] ὁ, der wilde Ochse, Arist. H. A. 2, 1. 9, 45.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

βόνασος: ἢ βόνασσος, ὁ, ἄγριος βοῦς, bos urus, Ἀριστ. Ἱ. Ζ. 2. 1, 35., 9. 45, Ζ. Μ. 3. 2, 5.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ου (ὁ) :
taureau sauvage, bison européen, auroch, animal.
Étymologie: DELG mot emprunté à une langue d’Europe.

Spanish (DGE)

-ου, ὁ zool. bisonte indio, Str.15.1.69
bisonte europeo, Bos bonasus Arist.HA 498b31, 630a18, ὁ β. γίνεται ... ἐν τῇ Παιονίᾳ Arist.HA 630a18, cf. 498b31, PA 663a14, Plin.HN 8.40.

Greek Monolingual

ο (Α βόνασος και βόνασσος)
βίσονας, άγριο βόδι.
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Δάνεια λ., πιθ. πελασγικής προελεύσεως].

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: wisent (Arist.).
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Eur.
Etymology: Unexplained. Generally considered a loanword from an European language. - One wants to connect βόλινθος (q.v.), which is quite uncertain. Fur. 213 tries to connect Paonian μόναπος (q.v.), for which I see no basis.

Frisk Etymology German

βόνασος: {bónas(s)os}
Grammar: m.
Meaning: Wisent (Arist., Str.).
Etymology : Unerklärtes Fremdwort. Vgl. βόλινθος.
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