πέλεια

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pel- (gray).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pé.leː.a/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpɛ.li.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpe.li.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpe.li.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpe.li.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    πέλειᾰ (péleiaf (genitive πελείᾱς); first declension

    1. rock pigeon
    2. a prophetic priestess of Dodona (usually in plural)

    Inflection[edit]

    Further reading[edit]

    • πέλεια in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • πέλεια in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • πέλεια in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • πέλεια in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • πέλεια in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
      • dove idem, page 248.