λάκκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lókus. Cognates include Latin lacus, Old Irish loch, and Old English lagu (English lay).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /lák.kos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈlak.kos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈlak.kos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈla.kos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈla.kos/
  • Noun[edit]

    λᾰ́κκος (lákkosm (genitive λᾰ́κκου); second declension

    1. pond in which water-fowl are kept
    2. cistern, tank
    3. pit, reservoir
    4. a kind of garment

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