θάλαμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, possibly of Pre-Greek origin and perhaps cognate with θόλος ‎(thólos).

Noun[edit]

θάλαμος ‎(thálamos)

  1. an inner chamber
  2. a bedroom
  3. a bed

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • θάλαμος in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
  • thalamus”, in The Century Dictionary, New York: The Century Co., 1911
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 530

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

θάλαμος ‎(thálamosm ‎(plural θάλαμοι)

  1. room, chamber
  2. hospital ward, barrack room
  3. compartment, cabin
  4. (anatomy) thalamus (brain)

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