λαγώς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From *λαγοωυσός (*lagoōusós, with flabby ears), from *λαγο- (*lago-) (possibly the same root as English slack) and οὖς (oûs).[1] Typologically compare Ossetian тӕрхъус (tærqus, hare, literally long-ear).

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Noun[edit]

λαγώς (lagṓs) (genitive λαγώ) m, Attic declension

  1. a hare
  2. a coward

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, volume I, pages 821–822