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ἀών

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.
Full diacritics: ἀών Medium diacritics: ἀών Low diacritics: αών Capitals: ΑΩΝ
Transliteration A: aṓn Transliteration B: aōn Transliteration C: aon Beta Code: a)w/n

English (LSJ)

[ᾱ], όνος, ὁ, a kind of

   A fish, Epich.63.    II a kind of garment, PAmh.2.3aii 21 (iii A. D., pl.).

German (Pape)

[Seite 422] όνος, ὁ, ein Fisch, Epicharm. Ath. VII, 321 d.

Spanish (DGE)

-όνος, ὁ
1 ict. un tipo de pez Epich.27, Hsch.
2 una prenda de vestir ὠνησάμενος ἀόνας παρ' ὑμῖν ἐν τῷ Ἀρσινο[ε] ίτῃ PAmh.3.2.21 (III d.C.), cf. quizá 2 ἀϊών.

Frisk Etymological English

όνος 1.
Grammatical information: ?
Meaning: a fish (Epich., H.).
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Epich. 63 has ἀόνες φάγροι τε. No etym.
-όνος 2.
Grammatical information: ?
Meaning: In pl., a kind of garment (P. Amh. 2,3a, II, 21).
Other forms: ἀϊών (αι) B. 17.112 S., Hsch. s.v. ἔλυμα (see LSJ Supp.). The text in B. αίονα πορφυρέαν shows that it was ᾳ᾽ών.
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Eg.
Etymology: Egyptian, s. Latte Philologus 87, 1932,271f and Glotta 34, 1955, 192.

Frisk Etymology German

ἀών: -όνος
{aṓn}
Meaning: Art Fisch (Epich., H.). Auch (im Plur.) Name eines Gewandes (PAmh. 2, 3a II 21; IIIp).
Etymology : Unerklärt.
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