δάφνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Beekes reconstructs possible Pre-Greek stem *dakʷ-(n-)

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Noun[edit]

δᾰ́φνη (dáphnēf (genitive δᾰ́φνης); first declension

  1. laurel, bay

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References[edit]

  • δάφνη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • δάφνη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • δάφνη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • δάφνη in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “δάφνη”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 306-307
  • δάφνη in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • δάφνη in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2018)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “դափնի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 643a

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δάφνη (dáphnē).

Noun[edit]

δάφνη (dáfnif (plural δάφνες)

  1. laurel, bay (tree)
  2. (cooking) bay, bay leaf
    φύλλο δάφνηςfýllo dáfnisbay leaf
  3. (figuratively) victory, triumph
    δρέπω δάφνεςdrépo dáfnesreap the laurels

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