λιβανωτός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Semitic sound plural of the etymon of λίβανος (líbanos), which Beekes says derives from a Semitic root cognate to Hebrew לָבָן (white) and Arabic لَبَن (laban, milk).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /li.ba.nɔː.tós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /li.ba.noˈtos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /li.βa.noˈtos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /li.va.noˈtos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /li.va.noˈtos/
  • Noun[edit]

    λιβανωτός (libanōtósm (genitive λιβανωτοῦ); second declension

    1. frankincense

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “λίβανος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 860