βύβλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Βύβλος (Búblos) (whence it was imported).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bý.blos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈby.blos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈβy.βlos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈvy.vlos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈvi.vlos/
  • Noun[edit]

    βῠ́βλος (búblosf (genitive βῠ́βλου); second declension

    1. papyrus (both in reference to the plant and writings using the paper-like material derived from the plant)
    2. book

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