κῶλον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pre-Greek origin.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κῶλον (kôlonn (genitive κώλου); second declension

  1. part of something, member
  2. part of the body: limb, leg, arm
  3. part of a building: side, front
  4. part of a sentence: clause
  5. (in plural) carcass, carcasses
    • 2nd century BC, Septuagint, I Samuel (called Βασιλειων Α in Septuagint) 17:46 (David speaking to Goliath)
      και αποκλείσει σε κύριος σήμερον εις την χείρα μου και αποκτενώ σε και αφελώ την κεφαλήν σου από σου και δώσω τα κῶλά σου και τα κῶλα παρεμβολής των αλλοφύλων εν ταύτη τη ημέρα τοις πετεινοίς του ουρανού και τοις θηρίοις της γης και γνώσεται πάσα η γη ότι εστί θεός εν Ισραήλ
      kai apokleísei se kúrios sḗmeron eis tēn kheíra mou kai apoktenṓ se kai aphelṓ tēn kephalḗn sou apó sou kai dṓsō ta kôlá sou kai ta kôla parembolḗs tōn allophúlōn en taútē tē ēméra tois peteinoís tou ouranoú kai tois thēríois tēs gēs kai gnṓsetai pása ē gē óti estí theós en Israḗl
      And the Lord shall deliver thee today into my hand and I shall kill thee and take thy head off thee and give thy carcass and the carcasses of the camp of the Philistines this day to the fowls of the heaven and to the beasts of the earth and all the earth shall know that there a God is in Israel.

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: cōlon
  • Greek: κώλος (kólos)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

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