δοῦλος

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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]

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AdjectiveEdit

δοῦλος ‎(doûlosm, δούλη f, δοῦλον n; first/second declension

  1. slavish, servile, subject

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NounEdit

δοῦλος ‎(doûlosm ‎(genitive δούλου); second declension

  1. born slave or bondman

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 249-250
  2. ^ Rafał Rosół, Frühe Semitische Lehnwörter im Griechischen (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, 2013), 18.
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