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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κολάπτω (koláptō, to peck), a Pre-Greek word according to Beekes, who doubts connections to Proto-Indo-European *kelh₂- (to beat).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κόλᾰφος (kólaphosm (genitive κολᾰ́φου); second declension

  1. a buffet, a blow

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: κόλαφος (kólafos)
  • Latin: colaphus (see there for further descendants)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos).

NounEdit

κόλαφος (kólafosm (plural κόλαφοι)

  1. slap (to the face)

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