ῥόμβος

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ρόμβος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ῥέμβω (rhémbō, I turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /r̥óm.bos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈr̥om.bos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈrom.bos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈrom.bos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈrom.bos/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῥόμβος (rhómbosm (genitive ῥόμβου); second declension

    1. (religion) bullroarer, an instrument whirled on the end of a string
    2. anything which may be turned or spun
    3. top (toy)
    4. magical wheel used by magicians
    5. type of tambourine
    6. penis
    7. a spinning motion
    8. (geometry) rhombus
    9. type of fish including the turbot and brill
    10. (medicine) a surgeon's bandage

    Declension[edit]

    Derived terms[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Further reading[edit]