λόχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

O-grade verbal noun from λέχομαι (lékhomai, I lie). Cognate to Albanian lagje.

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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
    1. a company of troops
  4. childbirth
  5. a file in the phalanx

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Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: lochia (< λοχεία (lokheía, n.pl.))

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