τόπος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pre-Greek substrate, close to Albanian tokë (floor, earth) (cf. darkë vs. δόρπον (dórpon, supper, dinner; evening), bajgë vs. βολβός (bolbós, bulb) etc.), with a proto-form *tò-kʷV- or *tòw-kʷV-. Close to Hittite 𒋼𒂊𒃷 (tēkan), [script needed] (tagnās)

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τόπος (tóposm (genitive τόπου); second declension

  1. place, location
  2. topic; (rhetoric) commonplace
  3. position, office
  4. opportunity, possibility

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Coptic: ⲧⲟⲡⲟⲥ (topos)
  • English: topos, topo-, -tope
  • German: Topos

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

NounEdit

τόπος (tóposm (plural τόποι)

  1. place, location, locality
    1. country
    2. native land
    3. home town
  2. space, room (occupied by something)
  3. soil, land
  4. (mathematics) locus (set of points)

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