λεία

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See also: Λεία

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂u-. Cognates include Sanskrit लोतम् ‎(lotam), Latin lucrum, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌽 ‎(laun), Old Norse laun, Old English lean.

Noun[edit]

λείᾱ ‎(leíā) (genitive λείας); f, first declension

  1. booty, plunder
  2. the act of plunder
  3. stolen property
  4. herd, flock
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From λεῖος ‎(leîos, smooth).

Noun[edit]

λείᾱ ‎(leíā) (genitive λείας); f, first declension

  1. tool for smoothing stone
Inflection[edit]

Adjective[edit]

λεία ‎(leía)

  1. feminine nominative singular of λεῖος ‎(leîos)
  2. feminine vocative singular of λεῖος ‎(leîos)
  3. feminine nominative dual of λεῖος ‎(leîos)
  4. feminine accusative dual of λεῖος ‎(leîos)
  5. feminine vocative dual of λεῖος ‎(leîos)

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

λεία ‎(leíaf ‎(plural λείες)

  1. prey
  2. booty

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

λεία ‎(leía)

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative feminine singular form of λείος ‎(leíos).
  2. Nominative, accusative and vocative neuter plural form of λείος ‎(leíos).