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μνάσιον

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.
Full diacritics: μνάσιον Medium diacritics: μνάσιον Low diacritics: μνάσιον Capitals: ΜΝΑΣΙΟΝ
Transliteration A: mnásion Transliteration B: mnasion Transliteration C: mnasion Beta Code: mna/sion

English (LSJ)

also μναύσιον, τό,

   A earth-almond, Cyperus esculentus, Thphr.HP4.8.2 and 6.

German (Pape)

[Seite 194] τό, eine eßbare ägyptische Wasserpflanze, Theophr. H. Pl. 4, 9, die in der Landessprache μαλιναθάλλη hieß.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

μνάσιον: καὶ μναύσιον, τό, ἐδώδιμόν τι ποῶδες φυτὸν τῆς Αἰγύπτου καλούμενον ἐκεῖ μαλιναθάλλη, Θεοφρ. π. Φυτ. Ἱστ. 4. 8, 2 καὶ 6.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ου (τό) :
papyrus comestible, plante.
Étymologie: DELG -.

Greek Monolingual

μνάσιον και μναύσιον, τὸ (Α)
το εδώδιμο ποώδες φυτό κύπειρος η βρώσιμος.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: n.
Meaning: name of an Egyptian waterplant, Cyperus esculentus] (Thphr.)
Other forms: Also μναύσιον
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Eg.
Etymology: Eg. mnw; Hemmerdinger Glotta 46(1968)245.