λαιμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Furnée compares this word with λαιφός (laiphós) and λαιφάσσω (laiphássō), which proves Pre-Greek origin. Possibly related also to λαῖπος (laîpos).

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λαιμός (laimósm (genitive λαιμοῦ); second declension

  1. (anatomy) throat, gullet

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λαιμός (laimós), probably a Pre-Greek word; compare λαῖπος (laîpos), λαιφάσσω (laiphássō, to gulp down, swallow), and λαιφός (laiphós).

Noun[edit]

λαιμός (laimósm (plural λαιμοί)

  1. (anatomy) neck, throat

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  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN