lebes

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek λέβης (lébēs)

Noun[edit]

lebes (plural lebetes)

  1. (historical) An Ancient Greek cauldron, normally of bronze, and often supported by a tripod.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λέβης (lébēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lebes m (genitive lebētis); third declension

  1. A copper basin, kettle, cauldron, used either for washing or boiling.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lebes lebētēs
Genitive lebētis lebētium
Dative lebētī lebētibus
Accusative lebētem
lebētim
lebētēs
lebētīs
Ablative lebēte
lebētī
lebētibus
Vocative lebes lebētēs

References[edit]

  • lebes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lebes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lebes in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • lebes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • lebes in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • lebes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lebes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin