θάλαμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰá.la.mos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtʰa.la.mos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈθa.la.mos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈθa.la.mos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈθa.la.mos/
  • Noun[edit]

    θᾰ́λᾰμος (thálamosm (genitive θᾰλᾰ́μου); second declension

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

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek θάλαμος (thálamos).

    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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    Further reading[edit]

    • θάλαμος in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]