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Greek (Ancient) translation: Oedigonis

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15:44 Dec 18, 2003
Greek (Ancient) to Greek (Ancient) translations [PRO]
Greek (Ancient) term or phrase: knee
Since Oidipous means swollen foot, how would Oedipus or rather Oidipous
be called if he had had a swollen knee instead? Oidigon?? (As -gon is
used in the meaning of knee in some medical terms.)

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Greek (Ancient) translation:Oedigonis
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Costas Zannis
Local time: 02:20
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5 +2Oedigonis
Costas Zannis


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Oedigonis


Explanation:
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Costas Zannis
Local time: 02:20
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

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neutral  Valentini Mellas: To -is giati to evales? .. Milame gia arxaia Ellinika ...
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