Origin of Pnoe

 

Dear visitor,

Cavaliers are marvelous creatures. They are angels on a mission giving humans rescue breaths throughout their lives.The name “Pnoe” (Πνοή) is the Greek word for breath. Take a look at the Liddell – Scott Lexicon: 

 

Pnoe:

πνοή , ῆς, Ep. πνοιή , always in Hom.; Dor. πνοά(v. infr.); Lyr.πνοιάPi.O.3.31,B.5.28: (πνέω):—

  1. breath,“ἔμπνους μέν εἰμι ... καὶ πνοὰς ... πνέω” E.HF1092; “μητρὸς  οἴχονται πνοαί” Id.Or. 421: metaph., πνοιὴ  Ἡφαίστοιο the breath of Hephaestus, i.flame, Il.21. 355; “πυρὸς πνοᾷ” E.Tr. 815 (lyr.); “πρὶν καταιγίσαι πνοὰς Ἄρεως” A.Th. 63, cf. 115 (lyr.); “θεοῦ πνοαῖσιν ἐμμανεῖς” E.Ba. 1094; “πνοαὶ Ἀφροδίτης” Id. IA69; “θυμοῦ πνοαί ” Id.Ph. 454.

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Henry George Liddell - Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon revised and augmented throughout by Sir Henry Stuart Jones with the assistance of Roderick McKenzie, Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940

Best cavalierish regards,

Chrys

 

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