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δοῦλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mycenaean Greek [script?] (do-e-ro) /dohelos/,[1] from Canaanite *dōʾēlu ‘servant, attendant’ (compare Late Babylonian [script?] (dajjālu), Judeo-Aramaic [script?] (dayyālā)).[2]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

δοῦλος (doûlosm, δούλη f, δοῦλον n; first/second declension

  1. slavish

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

δοῦλος (doûlos) (genitive δούλου) m, second declension

  1. slave (specifically, one who is born a slave)

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robert Beekes, Etymological Dictionary of Greek, vol. 1 (Leiden: Brill, 2010), 249-50.
  2. ^ Rafał Rosół, Frühe Semitische Lehnwörter im Griechischen (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, 2013), 18.