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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *kol-, with cognates including Russian кле́й (kléj), Middle Dutch helen.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kól.la/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkol.la/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkol.la/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkol.la/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈko.la/
  • NounEdit

    κόλλᾰ (kóllaf (genitive κόλλης); first declension

    1. glue
    2. flour paste

    InflectionEdit

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    GreekEdit

    NounEdit

    κόλλα (kóllan (plural κόλλες)

    1. glue, gum
    2. sizing, size
    3. flour paste, starch paste, starch glue

    DeclensionEdit

    SynonymsEdit

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