ἄλφιτον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂elbʰi-. Cognates include Albanian elb.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἄλφιτον (álphitonn (genitive ἀλφίτου); second declension

  1. barley-groats
  2. meal, groats
  3. (figuratively) one's daily bread, bread and cheese

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References[edit]

  • ἄλφιτον in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἄλφιτον in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἄλφιτον in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ἄλφιτον 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.