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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *yēgʷeh₂ (power, (youthful) strength). Cognate with Latvian jēga.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἥβη (hḗbēf (genitive ἥβης); first declension

  1. youth
  2. vigour
  3. pubes

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “jēga”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • ἥβη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἥβη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἥβη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ἥβη in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ἥβη in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,012