ἄμπελος

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See also: άμπελος

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Difficult to explain as an inherited Indo-European word and usually considered to be a substrate word, though there is little formal evidence for that. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl (apple).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἄμπελος (ámpelosf (genitive ἀμπέλου); second declension

  1. vine
  2. a vineyard
  3. an engine for protecting besiegers, mantlet

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: άμπελος (ámpelos)
  • Latin: ampelos

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