τάφρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From Proto-Indo-European *dʰembʰ-; compare Old Armenian դամբան (damban, tomb).

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Noun[edit]

τάφρος (táphrosf (genitive τάφρου); second declension

  1. ditch, trench

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Further reading[edit]

  • τάφρος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • τάφρος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • τάφρος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τάφρος (táphros)

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Noun[edit]

τάφρος (táfrosf (plural τάφροι)

  1. moat, fosse
  2. large ditch, large trench
  3. marine trench
    η τάφρος των Μαριανώνi táfros ton MarianónMariana Trench

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