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Ancient GreekEdit


  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ka.lón/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /kaˈlon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /kaˈlon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /kaˈlon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /kaˈlon/
  • Usage notesEdit

    The α is short by nature, but because the word was originally *καλϝόν (*kalwón), the first syllable scans as heavy in Homer.


    καλόν (kalónn

    1. inflection of καλός (kalós):
      1. masculine accusative singular
      2. neuter nominative and accusative and vocative singular