σάπων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Usually said to be from Latin sapo, but borrowing from Galatian is also possible. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *saipǭ (soap), from Proto-Indo-European *seyp-, *seyb- (to pour, strain, trickle). Cognate with Old English sāpe (soap). More at soap.

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Noun[edit]

σάπων (sápōnm (genitive σάπωνος); third declension

  1. soap

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σάπων (sápōn, soap).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsapo̞n/
  • Hyphenation: σά‧πων

Noun[edit]

σάπων (sáponm (plural σάπωνες)

  1. Katharevousa form of σαπούνι (sapoúni, soap)