Λυδός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Lydian *luwd- "Luwian", whose territory the Lydians came to live on after being driven away by the Phrygians.[1] Cognate to Hittite 𒇻𒌑𒄿𒄿𒀀 (Luwia).

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Proper noun[edit]

Λῡδός (Lūdósm (genitive Λῡδοῦ); second declension

  1. Lydus, legendary first king of Lydia

Noun[edit]

Λῡδός (Lūdósm (genitive Λῡδοῦ); second declension

  1. an inhabitant of Lydia; a Lydian

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 876
  • Λυδός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Λυδός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Λυδός in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,016