λεία

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See also: Λεία

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂w-. Cognates include Sanskrit लोत (lota), Latin lucrum, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌽 (laun), Old Norse laun, Old English lean.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

λείᾱ (leíāf (genitive λείᾱς); 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 (leíāf (genitive λείᾱς); first declension

  1. tool for smoothing stone
Inflection[edit]

Adjective[edit]

λεία (leía)

  1. inflection of λεῖος (leîos):
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. feminine nominative/accusative/vocative dual

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: λεία (leía)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λεία (leía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.a/
  • Hyphenation: λεί‧α

Noun[edit]

λεία (leíaf (plural λείες)

  1. prey
  2. booty

Declension[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

λεία (leía)

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