νόστος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European root *nes-. Related to νέομαι ‎(néomai, to go or come back).

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Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

νόστος ‎(nóstosm ‎(genitive νόστου); second declension

  1. the act of reaching a place: journey, arrival
  2. the act of returning or going back
    1. (Epic) returning home, homecoming, a safe journey home

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References[edit]

  • νόστος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • νόστος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • νόστος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «νόστος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «νόστος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • νόστος 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.