Πελασγός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely of Pre-Greek origin. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (Pilistu), [script needed] (Palastu) and Hebrew פְּלִשְׁתִּים (Pəlíštim). Also consider Egyptian prst, an ethnicity listed by Pharaoh Merneptah as part of the Sea People coup against Egypt circa 1190 BCE.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pe.laz.ɡós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pɛ.lazˈɡos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pe.lazˈɣos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pe.lazˈɣos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pe.lazˈɣos/
  • Noun[edit]

    Πελασγός (Pelasgósm (genitive Πελασγοῦ); second declension

    1. a Pelasgian

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    References[edit]

    • Πελασγός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Πελασγός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Πελασγός in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Πελασγός 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 1,020