Λακωνία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Λᾰ́κων (Lákōn, Laconian) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

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Λᾰκωνῐ́ᾱ (Lakōníāf (genitive Λᾰκωνῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. Laconia

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

[1]. From Λᾰ́κων (Lákōn, Laconian) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā), of uncertain origin. According to one opinion it is a shortened form of Λᾰκεδαίμων. According to another, it is an Illyrian word. Compare to Lacinium[2], in Greek: Λακίνιον.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lakoˈnia/
  • Hyphenation: Λα‧κω‧νία

Proper noun[edit]

Λακωνία (Lakoníaf

  1. Laconia, regional unit in Greece, the ancient Lacedaemon

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2002) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary] (in el), 2nd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre
  2. ^ cape w:Capo Colonna in southern Italy

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