ὅπλον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the primary word ἕπω (hépō, I am busy), unrelated to ἕπομαι (hépomai, I follow).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ὅπλον (hóplonn (genitive ὅπλου); second declension

  1. tool, instrument
  2. (often in the plural) a ship's tackle, rope
  3. (often in the plural) instruments of war: arms, armour, weapon
    1. specifically the large shield carried by hoplites
    2. (in the plural) place of arms, camp
  4. penis
  5. a gymnastics exercise

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