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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.

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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)