λίπος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *leyp- (fat substance). Stem λῐπ- (lip-), λῐπο- (lipo-), λπᾰρ- (lipar-, fat). Different from λῐπ- (lip-, wanting) of the aorist ἔλῐπον (élipon) of the verb λείπω (leípō, leave; lack). Different from λπᾰρ- (līpar-) from λίπτω (líptō, desire).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λίπος (líposn (genitive λίπους); third declension

  1. animal fat, lard, tallow

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

Stem λῐπ- or λῐπᾰρ- (sense: fat).

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: λίπος (lípos)

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λίπος. For sense substance with fat, Semantic loan from French graisse or English fat. See stem λιπ- for sense: “fat”. Different from λιπ- for sense: “wanting” (as in ελλιπής).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.pos/
  • Hyphenation: λί‧πος

NounEdit

λίπος (líposn (plural λίπη)

  1. fat, tallow

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

For stem λιπ- sense: “fat”

  • and see: λιπαίνω (lipaíno, to lubricate) for stem λιπαν-

Further readingEdit