νομός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From νέμω (némō, I pasture, graze).

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νομός (nomósm (genitive νομοῦ); second declension

  1. pasture, field
  2. herbage, food
  3. division, distribution
  4. dwelling, residence
  5. district, region, province

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Further reading[edit]

  • νομός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • νομός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • νομός in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • νομός in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • νομός in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • νομός in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νομός (nomós).

Noun[edit]

νομός (nomósm (plural νομοί)

  1. nome, department, county, prefecture
    O νομός Λακωνίας είναι ο νοτιότερος νομός της Πελοποννήσου.
    O nomós Lakonías eínai o notióteros nomós tis Peloponnísou.
    Laconia is the southernmost prefecture of the Peloponnese.

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A subdivision of a περιφέρεια (periféreia, periphery), each νομός (nomós, nome) is divided into επαρχίες (eparchíes, eparchies).

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