ἄμβων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a loanword (substrate); also compare Latin umbo (boss (of a shield)).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓́μβων (ámbōnm (genitive ᾰ̓́μβωνος); third declension

  1. crest of a hill
  2. edge of a cup
  3. pulpit

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ambo

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN