σάβανον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably related to or borrowed from Egyptian sbn ((linen) bandage).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sá.ba.non/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsa.ba.non/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsa.βa.non/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsa.va.non/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsa.va.non/
  • Noun[edit]

    σᾰ́βᾰνον (sábanonn (genitive σᾰβᾰ́νου); second declension

    1. linen cloth or towel

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