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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

σάπων ‎(sápōnm ‎(genitive σάπωνος); third declension

  1. soap

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition
  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, volume II, page 1307

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)