λουλούδι

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • Three possibilities from Babiniotis[1]:
    1. Byzantine Greek, from Albanian l'ul'e
    2. From λειρίδιον/λειλίδιον, from Koine λειρίον (leirion, lily)
    3. From *λίλιον (*lilion) (from Latin lilium (lily)) + -ούδι (-oúdi, diminutive form)
  • From Kriaras[2]:
    Possibly from *λίλιον (*lilion), from Latin lilium (lily)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [luˈluði]
  • Hyphenation: λου‧λού‧δι

NounEdit

λουλούδι (louloúdin (plural λουλούδια)

  1. flower

DeclensionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

see: αγριολούλουδο n (agrioloúloudo, wild flower)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Babiniotis, G., Modern Greek Dictionary (Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας). Athens 2008.
  2. ^ Kriaras, E., Modern Greek Dictionary (Νέο ελληνικό λεξικό της σύγκρονης ελληνικής δημοτικής γλώσσας). Athens 1995.
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