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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Usually said to be from Latin sapo, but borrowing from Galatian is also possible. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *saipǭ (soap), from Proto-Indo-European *seyp-, *seyb- (to pour, strain, trickle). Cognate with Old English sāpe (soap). More at soap.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sǎː.pɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsa.pon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsa.pon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsa.pon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsa.pon/
  • NounEdit

    σᾱ́πων (sā́pōnm (genitive σᾱ́πωνος); third declension

    1. soap

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek σάπων (sápōn, soap).

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /ˈsapo̞n/
    • Hyphenation: σά‧πων

    NounEdit

    σάπων (sáponm (plural σάπωνες)

    1. Katharevousa form of σαπούνι (sapoúni, soap)

    DeclensionEdit