λεία

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See also: Λεία

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂u-. Cognates include Sanskrit लोतम् (lotam), Latin lucrum, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌽 (laun), Old Norse laun, Old English lean.

Noun[edit]

λεία (leía) (genitive λείας) f, first declension

  1. booty, plunder
  2. the act of plunder
  3. stolen property
  4. herd, flock
Inflection[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From λεῖος (leîos, smooth).

Noun[edit]

λεία (leía) (genitive λείας) f, first declension

  1. tool for smoothing stone
Inflection[edit]

Adjective[edit]

λεία (leía)

  1. feminine nominative singular of λεῖος (leîos)
  2. feminine vocative singular of λεῖος (leîos)
  3. feminine nominative dual of λεῖος (leîos)
  4. feminine accusative dual of λεῖος (leîos)
  5. feminine vocative dual of λεῖος (leîos)

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

λεία (leíaf (plural λείες)

  1. prey
  2. booty

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

λεία (leía)

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative feminine singular form of λείος (leíos).
  2. Nominative, accusative and vocative neuter plural form of λείος (leíos).