Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *póiwā, from Proto-Indo-European *póyH-weh₂, from *peyH-. Cognate with Lithuanian pieva (meadow).[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

πόᾰ (póaf (genitive ποᾱς); first declension

  1. grass, hay
  2. (broadly) herbs, plants

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: hermūpoa
  • Translingual: Poa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “πόα”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 1214-1215

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