ornis: a bird, spec. a rooster or henOriginal Word: ὄρνις, ιθος, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (or'-nis)
Short Definition: a bird, fowl, hen
Definition: a bird, fowl, hen.
a prim. word
a bird, spec. a rooster or hen
STRONGS NT 3733: ὄρνιξ
ὄρνιξ (so manuscripts א D), equivalent to ὄρνις (which see): Luke 13:34 Tdf. The nominative is not found in secular writings, but the trisyllabic forms ὀρνιχος, ὀρνιχι for ὀρνιθος, etc., are used in Doric; (Photius (edited by Porson, p. 348, 22) Ἰωνες ὄρνιξ ... καί Δωριεις ὄρνιξ. Cf. Curtius, p. 495).<1>
STRONGS NT 3733: ὄρνιςὄρνις, ὀρνιθος, ὁ, ἡ (ὈΡΩ, ὄρνυμι, (see ὄρθρος));
1. a bird; so from Homer down.
2. specifically, a cock, a hen: Matthew 23:37; Luke 13:34 (Tdf. ὄρνιξ, which see); (so Aeschylus Eum. 866; Xenophon, an. 4, 5, 25; Theocritus, Polybius 12, 26, 1; (others)).<1>
Probably from a prolonged form of the base of oros; a bird (as rising in the air), i.e. (specially), a hen (or female domestic fowl) -- hen.
see GREEK oros ορνίεων ορνις όρνις ὄρνις οροδάμνοις ornis órnis
Strong's Greek 3733
ὄρνις — 2 Occ.
Matthew 23:37 N-NMS
BIB: ὃν τρόπον ὄρνις ἐπισυνάγει τὰ
NAS: the way a hen gathers
KJV: together, even as a hen gathereth her
INT: in which way a hen gathers together the
Luke 13:34 N-NMS
BIB: ὃν τρόπον ὄρνις τὴν ἑαυτῆς
NAS: just as a hen [gathers] her brood
KJV: as a hen [doth gather] her
INT: that way a hen [gathers] her