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Ancient GreekEdit


From νέμω (némō, I pasture, graze).


  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /no.mós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /noˈmos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /noˈmos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /noˈmos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /noˈmos/
  • NounEdit

    νομός (nomósm (genitive νομοῦ); second declension

    1. pasture, field
    2. herbage, food
    3. division, distribution
    4. dwelling, residence
    5. district, region, province



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    Further readingEdit

    • νομός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • νομός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • νομός in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • νομός in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • νομός in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • νομός 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.



    From Ancient Greek νομός (nomós).


    νομός (nomósm (plural νομοί)

    1. nome, department, county, prefecture
      O νομός Λακωνίας είναι ο νοτιότερος νομός της Πελοποννήσου.
      O nomós Lakonías eínai o notióteros nomós tis Peloponnísou.
      Laconia is the southernmost prefecture of the Peloponnese.

    Usage notesEdit

    A subdivision of a περιφέρεια (periféreia, periphery), each νομός (nomós, nome) is divided into επαρχίες (eparchíes, eparchies).



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