λίτρα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Mediterranean substrate word surviving also in Latin libra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

λίτρα (litra) (genitive λίτρας) f, first declension

  1. litra, a Sicilian silver coin
    • Epicharumus 5
    • Sophron 26
    • 342 BCE – 291 BCE, Diphilus, The Sicilian 1
    • Posidippus Comicus, The Gaul 2
    • 384 BCE – 322 BCE, Aristotle, Fragments 436
  2. libra, a unit of weight
    1. a box for holding libras

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition




GreekEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

λίτρα (lítran

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of  λίτρο (lítro).

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

λίτρα (lítraf (plural λίτρες)

  1. Obsolete form of λίτρο (lítro).
DeclensionEdit
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