κόλπος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

κόλπος ‎(kólposm ‎(genitive κόλπου); second declension kolpos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek κόλπος.

  1. bosom, lap
  2. womb
  3. a fold in fabric around the bosom
  4. any hollow space, pocket
  5. especially of water, the hollow between waves
  6. gulf, bay, creek

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ReferencesEdit

  • κόλπος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «κόλπος» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κόλπος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «κόλπος» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «κόλπος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόλπος ‎(kólpos).

NounEdit

κόλπος ‎(kólposm ‎(plural κόλποι)

  1. bosom
  2. bay, gulf
  3. (anatomy) vagina
  4. (anatomy) atrium (of the heart)

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