See also: δοῦλος

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δοῦλος(doûlos), from Mycenaean Greek 𐀈𐀁𐀫(do-e-ro) /dohelos/,[1] from Canaanite *dōʾēlu ‘servant, attendant’ (compare Late Babylonian [script needed](dajjālu), Judeo-Aramaic [script needed](dayyālā)).[2] Compare Sanskrit and Pali दारक(dāraka, boy, child).

NounEdit

δούλος (doúlosm (plural δούλοι, feminine δούλα or δούλη)

  1. slave

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

δουλειά f(douleiá, work)
δούλα f(doúla, slave)
σκλάβα f(skláva, slave)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 249-250
  2. ^ Rafał Rosół, Frühe Semitische Lehnwörter im Griechischen (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, 2013), 18.