κολοσσός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown, possibly Pre-Greek (perhaps Minoan).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ko.los.sós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ko.losˈsos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ko.losˈsos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ko.losˈsos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ko.loˈsos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κολοσσός (kolossósm (genitive κολοσσοῦ); second declension

    1. large statue
    2. any statue, large or small

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ Mastronarde, Donald J. [Hauptband]. Introduction to Attic Greck / Donald J. Mastronarde, [1]. Berkeley, Calif. [u.a.]: Univ. of California Press, 1993. p.xi

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