λαγώς

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Etymology[edit]

From *λαγοωυσός ‎(*lagoōusós, with flabby ears), from *λαγο- ‎(*lago-) (possibly the same root as English slack) and οὖς ‎(oûs).[1] Typologically compare Ossetian тӕрхъус ‎(tærqus, hare, literally long-ear).

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Noun[edit]

λᾰγώς ‎(lagṓsm ‎(genitive λᾰγώ); Attic declension lagws lagos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek λᾰγώς.

  1. a hare
  2. a coward

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  1. ^ 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, pages 821–822