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δούλος

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δοῦλος (doûlos), from Mycenaean Greek 𐀈𐀁𐀫 (do-e-ro) /dohelos/,[1] from Canaanite *dōʾēlu ‘servant, attendant’ (compare Late Babylonian [script needed] (dajjālu), Judeo-Aramaic [script needed] (dayyālā)).[2] Compare Sanskrit and Pali दारक (dāraka, boy, child).

NounEdit

δούλος (doúlosm (plural δούλοι, feminine δούλα or δούλη)

  1. slave

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

δουλειά f (douleiá, work)
δούλα f (doúla, slave)
σκλάβα f (skláva, slave)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 249-250
  2. ^ Rafał Rosół, Frühe Semitische Lehnwörter im Griechischen (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, 2013), 18.