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Ancient GreekEdit


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




λέχος (lékhosn (genitive λέχους or λέχεος); third declension

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


Further readingEdit

  • λέχος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • λέχος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • λέχος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • λέχος in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • λέχος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • λέχος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • 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