λόχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

O-grade verbal noun from λέχομαι (lékhomai, I lie).

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

    λόχος (lókhosm (genitive λόχου); second declension

    1. ambush
    2. The place of an ambush: ambuscade
    3. A body of men for ambush, armed band
    4. childbirth
    5. a file in the phalanx

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