ὅπλον

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from the primary word ἕπω ‎(hépō, I am busy), unrelated to ἕπομαι ‎(hépomai, I follow).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ὅπλον ‎(hóplonn ‎(genitive ὅπλου); second declension oplon may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὅπλον.

  1. tool, instrument
  2. (often in the plural) a ship's tackle, rope
  3. (often in the plural) instruments of war: arms, armour, weapon
    1. specifically the large shield carried by hoplites
    2. (in the plural) place of arms, camp
  4. penis
  5. a gymnastics exercise

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ReferencesEdit

  • ὅπλον in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὅπλον» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὅπλον» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὅπλον» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ὅπλον» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
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