λαβή

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λαμβάνω (lambánō, to take, grasp) +‎ (-ḗ).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λᾰβή (labḗf (genitive λᾰβῆς); first declension

  1. handle, haft
  2. (as a pugilistic term) grip, hold
  3. (figuratively) handle, occasion
  4. attack of fever
  5. taking, accepting
  6. turn of a bandage
  7. (anatomy, in the plural) insertions, attachments of muscles
  8. eye of a needle
    Synonym: κύαρ (kúar)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: λαβή (laví)

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

NounEdit

λαβή (lavíf (plural λαβές)

  1. handle
  2. hilt
  3. grip, handgrip, handhold, grasp

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