λέχος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *logʰos, from *legʰ- (whence also λέχομαι ‎(lékhomai)). Cognates include Russian лог ‎(log, cleft, valley), Polish odłóg, and Albanian lagje.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λέχος ‎(lékhosn ‎(genitive λέχεος); third declension lechos lekhos lexos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek λέχος.

  1. couch, bed
  2. bier
  3. marriage-bed: and generally, marriage
  4. a bird's nest

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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
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