λεξικόν

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested at least since 9th century (Photios' Bibliotheca). Ellipsis of λεξικόν βιβλίον (lexikón biblíon, literally a book of or pertaining to words), formally a Neuter substantive of adjective λεξικός (lexikós), from λέξις (léxis, a saying, speech, word), from λέγω (légō, I speak), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ- (to gather, collect).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λεξῐκόν (lexikónn (genitive λεξῐκοῦ); second declension

  1. (Byzantine) lexicon, dictionary
    Οὗ τινος εὑρεθείη ἐν τῷ ἰδίῳ πίνακι διαγεγραμμένον ἕτερόν τι ἢ Γραφικὸν ἢ Λεξικὸν ἢ πρὸς ἀδελφὸν ἐπισταλτικόν, πλὴν οὗπερ ἐκμανθάνοι στιχηροῦ ἢ καθίσματος, ἀφοριζέσθω ἡμέραν μίαν.
    Hoû tinos heuretheíē en tôi idíōi pínaki diagegramménon héterón ti ḕ Graphikòn ḕ Lexikòn ḕ pròs adelphòn epistaltikón, plḕn hoûper ekmanthánoi stikhēroû ḕ kathísmatos, aphorizésthō hēméran mían.
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InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Unsorted

AdjectiveEdit

λεξῐκόν (lexikón)

  1. inflection of λεξῐκός (lexikós):
    1. masculine accusative singular
    2. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular

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