βωμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βω- (bō-), o-grade of the root of ἔβην (ébēn), aorist of βαίνω (baínō), +‎ -μός (-mós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bɔː.mós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /boˈmos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /βoˈmos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /voˈmos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /voˈmos/
  • Noun[edit]

    βωμός (bōmósm (genitive βωμοῦ); second declension (Epic, Ionic, Attic)

    1. raised platform, pedestal
    2. altar

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    Greek[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    βωμός (vomósm (plural βωμοί)

    1. (religion) altar
    2. place of religious ceremony or sacrifice

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