English translation (word)
English translation (etymon)
Γυνή· δυνή τις οὖσα, παρὰ τὸ δύνειν ἐν αὐτῇ τὸ ἀνθρώπειον σπέρμα, τροπῇ τοῦ δ εἰς γ· ἢ παρὰ τὸ ἐκ μελῶν τοῦ ἀνδρὸς γενέσθαι.
Gunē "woman" : as a *dunē, from the fact that the male semen dives (dunein) into her, by changing the [d] into [g]; or from the fact that it was born from the man's limbs.
The etymology, relying on a phonetic manipulation (modification of a consonant) of a common type, starts from the present stem δύνω, from which its takes the [n]. This explanation is found here only