Βύζας

Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Thracian *būzas (he-goat).[1][2] Compare Persian بز(boz), English buck, from *bʰuǵ- (buck, he-goat).

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Βῡ́ζᾱς (Bū́zāsm (genitive Βῡ́ζᾰντος); third declension

  1. a male given name from Thracian: Byzas, legendary founder of Byzantium

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: Βύζας (Výzas); Βύζαντας (Výzantas)
  • Latin: Bȳzās

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Georgacas, Demetrius John (1947), “The Names of Constantinople”, in Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, volume 78, The Johns Hopkins University Press, DOI:10.2307/283503, JSTOR 283503, pages 347–67
  2. ^ Duridanov, Ivan Vasiliev (1985) Die Sprache der Thraker[1] (in German), volume 2, Hieronymus Verlag, →ISBN, page 11