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μνᾶ , , gen. μνᾶς, nom. pl. μναῖ, etc., always contracted in Att., as IG12.10.3, 22.1627.299, etc.; Ion. nom. pl.
A.μνέαιSchwyzer 707 (Ephesus, vi B. C.), Hdt.2.168,6.79; acc. pl. μνέας Schwyzer l. c., Hdt.2.149,180, al., μνέ[ας] IG12(5).123b (Paros); but acc. sg. “μνῆνHerod.2.51; gen. “μνῆςId.7.91; gen. pl. “μνέωνId.2.22; nom. pl. μνέες f.l. for μνέαι in Luc.Syr.D.48:—mina,
I. as a weight, = 100 drachmae, D.22.76, etc., cf. Poll.9.59,86.
II. as a sum of money, also = 100 drachmae, Antipho 5.63, etc. (Semitic word, cf. Hebr. māneh.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 63
    • Demosthenes, Against Androtion, 76
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.149
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.168
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.79
    • Lucian, De Syria dea, 48
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