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γυνή Prob. from same Root as γίγνομαι.

I.a woman, Lat. femina, opp. to man, Hom., etc.; with a second Subst., γυνὴ ταμίη housekeeper, δέσποινα γ., δμωαὶ γυναῖκες, etc., id=Hom.:—in voc. often as a term of respect, mistress, lady, Theocr.:— πρὸς γυναικός like a woman, Aesch.
II.a wife, spouse, opp. to παρθένος, Hom., Xen.
III.a mortal woman, opp to a goddess, Hom.

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