ἐλαία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier *ἐλαίϝα (*elaiwa), compare Mycenaean 𐀁𐀨𐀷 (e-ra-wa). Probably a borrowing from a Mediterranean source, which also gave Old Armenian եւղ (ewł, oil).

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NounEdit

ἐλαία (elaia) (genitive ἐλαίας) f, first declension

  1. olive tree
  2. olive (fruit)
  3. naevus

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Last modified on 28 September 2013, at 01:56