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γένυ^ς , υος, , dat.
A.γένυιPi.O.13.85: pl., gen. “γενύωνP.4.225 (disyll.), A.Th.122 (lyr.): dat. “γένυσιS.Ant.121 (lyr.), Ep. “γένυσσιIl.11.416, “γενύεσσιNic. (v. infr.): acc. γένυας, contr. γένυ_ς:—jaw, “πυκάσαι τε γένυς εὐανθέϊ λάχνῃOd.11.320; ἄνω γ., κάτωθεν, Arist.HA492b23, sq.: pl., γένυες both jaws, the mouth with the teeth, Il.23.688, 11. 416, Pi.P.4.225, S.Ant.121: in sg., Thgn.1327, E.Ph.1380, al.: generally, side of the face, cheek, “φίλον φίλημα παρὰ γένυν τιθένταE. Supp.1154.
II. edge of an axe, axe, S.Ph.1205 (lyr.), El.196 (lyr.); of a fishing-hook, Opp.H.3.539; “πυράγρηςNic.Al.50 (pl.). (Cf. Skr. hanus, Lat. gena, etc.) [υ_ twice in E., El.1214 (lyr.), Fr. 530.6.]
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