λόφος

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ló.pʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈlo.pʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈlo.ɸos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈlo.fos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈlo.fos/
  • Noun[edit]

    λόφος (lóphosm (genitive λόφου); second declension

    1. the back of the neck, the withers of a horse, the nape of a man
    2. the crest of a hill, a ridge
    3. the crest of a helmet
    4. (after Homer) the crest or tuft on the head of a bird, be it a crest of feathers or a comb of flesh
    5. (of men) a tuft of hair upon the crown
    6. (of large fishes) Synonym of λοφιά (lophiá)

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    EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
    Particularly: “Ancient Greek λόφος (lóphos, crest of a hill”, “ridge)?”

    Noun[edit]

    λόφος (lófosm (plural λόφοι)

    1. hill

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