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Strong's #4403 - πρύμνα

from prumnus (hindmost)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. the stern or hinder part of the ship
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πρύμν-, acc. -ᾰν Th. 1.50, al., PCair.Zen. 54.8 (iii B.C.); Ion. and Ep. πρύμνη (also in S. Ph. 482, Ar. V. 399 (anap.); both forms in Phryn. PS p.114 B. ): ἡ: — prop. fem. of πρυμνός (sc. ναῦς ), stern, poop, in Hom. mostly πρύμνη νηῦς in full, νηῒ πάρα πρύμνῃ, νηὸς ἄπο πρύμνης, Il. 7.383, al., 15.435; ἐπὶ πρύμνῃ . . νηΐ 11.600; νηῒ ἐνὶ π . Od. 2.417: pl., νηυσὶν ἔπι πρύμνῃσι Il. 12.403; ἐπὶ π. νέεσσι 13.333; ἐπὶ πρύμνῃσιν ( ναῦφι going before) 8.475; but also τῆς (sc. νηός ) πρύμνη Od. 13.84, cf. Pl. Phd. 58a, 58c; π . alone, Il. 1.409, al.:

Phrases: πρύμνην ἀνακρούεσθαι Hdt. 8.84; also metaph. of a man, Ar.l.c.; χωρεῖν πρύμναν retire, draw back, E. Andr. 1120; ἐπείγει κατὰ πρύμναν, of a fair wind, S. Ph. 1451 (anap.); κατὰ π. ἵσταται τὸ πνεῦμα Th. 2.97; ἄγειν ἑαυτὴν ἐκ πρύμνης, metaph. of the soul, Dam. Pr. 400 .

Ships were generally drawn up on land by the stern, [ νῆας] πεδίονδε εἴρυσαν, αὐτὰρ τεῖχος ἐπὶ πρύμνῃσιν ἔδειμαν Il. 14.32; κατὰ πρύμνας καὶ ἀμφ' ἅλα ἔλσαι Ἀχαιούς 1.409; πρύμνας λῦσαι E. Hec. 539 .

2. metaph., π. πόλεος the Acropolis, A. Supp. 345; also of the vessel of the State, Id. Th. 2, 760 (lyr.); so ἐκ πρύμνης φρενός, prob. in Id. Supp. 989 .

II bottom, foot, π. Ὄσσας dub. in E. El. 445 (lyr.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πρύμνα, πρύμνης, (feminine of the adjective πρυμνός, πρύμνῃ, πρυμνόν, last, hindmost; used substantively with recessive accent; (cf. Winers Grammar, 22)), from Homer down, the stern or hinder part of a ship: Mark 4:38; Acts 27:29; opposed to πρῷρα, Acts 27:41.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* πρόμνα , -ης , ,

prop. fem. of adj. πρύμνο , -η , -ον , (sc. ναῦς ), the hindmost part of a ship, the stern: Mark 4:38, Acts 27:29; opp. to πρῷρα , Acts 27:41.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
πρυμνα πρύμνα πρυμνη πρύμνη πρύμνῃ πρυμνης πρύμνης πρωήν prumna prumne prumnē prumnes prumnēs prymna prýmna prymne prymnē prýmnei prýmnēi prymnes prymnēs prýmnes prýmnēs
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