ἄλφιτον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂élbʰit. Cognates include Albanian elb.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἄλφιτον (álphitonn (genitive ἀλφίτου); second declension (chiefly in the plural)

  1. barley-groats, barley flour[1]
  2. meal, groats
  3. (figuratively) one's daily bread, bread and cheese

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ἄλφιτον in The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek
  • ἄλφιτον in Liddell & Scott, A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940
  • ἄλφιτον in Liddell & Scott, An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889
  • ἄλφιτον in Autenrieth, Georg, A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1891
  • ἄλφιτον in Cunliffe, Richard J., A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1924, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C., English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1910.