Last modified on 22 April 2015, at 09:21

λαός

See also: λᾶος, Λάος, and ΛΑΟΣ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *lāwós, possibly derived from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂wos (people (under arms)) (from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂- (military action))[1].

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PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λαός (laós) (genitive λαοῦ); m, second declension

  1. people, people assembled, the people of a country
  2. the soldiers
  3. common people (as opposed to leaders or priests); the subjects of a prince

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas & Adams

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

λαός (laósm (plural λαοί)

  1. people, the mass of a community as distinguished from a special class (elite); the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; the citizens.

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