ἄσβολος

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Furnée suggests a Pre-Greek origin, in view of the rare cluster "-σβ-" and the variant σποδός (spodós, ashes). According to Beekes, the word is also connected with ψόλος (psólos, soot, smoke) and σπολεύς (spoleús, loaf of bread).

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NounEdit

ἄσβολος (ásbolosf (genitive ἀσβόλου); second declension

  1. soot
    Synonyms: αἴθαλος (aíthalos), ψόλος (psólos)

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