Σπάρτη

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin, but possibly from σπάρτον (spárton, rope, cable), from Proto-Indo-European *sper-to, from *sper- (to twist, turn)[1], a reference to the cords laid as the city's foundation boundaries, though this could be folk etymology.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Σπάρτη (Spártē) (genitive Σπάρτης) f, first declension

  1. Sparta; Sparti, Laconia, Greece

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Room, Adrian, Place Names of the World, 2nd ed., McFarland & Co., 2006.

Greek[edit]

Greek Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia el

Proper noun[edit]

Σπάρτη (Spártif

  1. Sparta town of modern Greece and ancient city-state.