λύρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Mediterranean Pre-Greek substrate word.

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Noun[edit]

λῠ́ρᾰ (lúraf (genitive λῠ́ρᾱς or λῠ́ρης); first declension

  1. lyre
  2. lyric poetry and music
  3. the constellation Lyra
  4. a sea-fish, perhaps a piper gurnard

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra).

Noun[edit]

λύρα (lýraf (plural λύρες)

  1. lyre

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