Λέσβος

Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Name said to originally mean 'forested' or 'woody,' possibly a Hittite borrowing, as the original Hittite name for the island was Lazpa.

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Λέσβος (Lésbosf (genitive Λέσβου); second declension

  1. Lesbos

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: Lesbos
  • Greek: Λέσβος (Lésvos)

ReferencesEdit

  • Λέσβος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Λέσβος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Λέσβος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,015

GreekEdit

 
Λέσβος

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Λέσβος (Lésbos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlezvos/
  • Hyphenation: Λέ‧σβος

Proper nounEdit

Λέσβος (Lésvosf

  1. Lesbos (third largest island in Greece)

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