λεία

See also: Λεία

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂w-. Cognates include Sanskrit लोत (lota), Latin lucrum and Proto-Germanic *launą.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

λείᾱ (leíāf (genitive λείᾱς); first declension

  1. booty, plunder
  2. the act of plunder
  3. stolen property
  4. herd, flock
InflectionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From λεῖος (leîos, smooth).

NounEdit

λείᾱ (leíāf (genitive λείᾱς); first declension

  1. tool for smoothing stone
InflectionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

λεία (leía)

  1. inflection of λεῖος (leîos):
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. feminine nominative/accusative/vocative dual

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: λεία (leía)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λεία (leía).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.a/
  • Hyphenation: λεί‧α

NounEdit

λεία (leíaf (plural λείες)

  1. prey
  2. booty

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

λεία (leía)

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative singular feminine form of λείος (leíos).
  2. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural neuter form of λείος (leíos).