λαλιά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From λαλέω ‎(laléō, speak, chat) + -ια ‎(-ia)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

λαλιά ‎(laliá) (genitive λαλιᾶς); f, first declension

  1. talking, talk, chat
    1. talkativeness, loquacity
  2. a form of speech, dialect
    • New Testament, Matthew 26.73, (Compare Septuagint, Song of Songs 4.3)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

λαλιά ‎(laliáf ‎(plural λαλιές)

  1. speech, voice
    μου κόβερται η λαλιάmou kóvertai i laliá ― my voice has failed
  2. language
    η ελληνική λαλιάi ellinikí laliá ― the Greek language

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • see: λαλώ ‎(laló, to speak, to sing)

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