Λίβανος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a Semitic language, probably from a Canaanite word cognate to Hebrewלְבוֹנָה(ləḇōnā, frankincense) and Arabicلُبَان(lubān, frankincense), from Proto-West Semitic *laban- (white).

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Λίβᾰνος (Líbanosm (genitive Λιβᾰ́νου); second declension

  1. Lebanon, Mount Lebanon (a mountain range in the country of Lebanon, Western Asia)

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References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,015

Greek[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Λίβανος (Lívanosm

  1. Lebanon (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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