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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a
Full diacritics: λυχνία Medium diacritics: λυχνία Low diacritics: λυχνία Capitals: ΛΥΧΝΙΑ
Transliteration A: lychnía Transliteration B: lychnia Transliteration C: lychnia Beta Code: luxni/a

English (LSJ)


   A lampstand, SIG1106.118 (Cos, iv/iii B. C.), IG11(2).161C66,68 (Delos, iii B. C.), LXX Ex.25.30(31), al., PGrenf.1.14.6 (ii B. C.), Ev.Matt.5.15, Plu.Dio9, Luc.Asin.40, etc.: condemned by Phryn. 289.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

λυχνία: ἡ, λυχνοστάτης, Συλλ. Ἐπιγρ. 2852. 13, 3071. 8, Πλουτ. Δίων 9, Λουκ. Ὄν. 40, κτλ.· ἀποδοκιμάζεται ὑπὸ τῶν ἀττικιζόντων, Λοβ. Φρύν. 313.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ας (ἡ) :
chandelier ou lampe.
Étymologie: λύχνος.



English (Strong)

from λύχνος; a lamp-stand (literally or figuratively): candlestick.

English (Thayer)

λυχνίας, ἡ, a later Greek word for the earlier λυχνίον, see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 313 f; (Wetstein (1752) on Winer s Grammar, 24); the Sept. for מְנורָה; a (candlestick) lampstand, candelabrum: Buttmann, 81 (70); Winer's Grammar, 536 (499)); to the seven 'candlesticks' (A. V. lamps; cf. B. D. (especially the American edition), under the word Smith's Bible Dictionary, Candlestick)) also the seven more conspicuous churches of Asia are compared in κινεῖν τήν λυχνίαν τίνος (ἐκκλησίας) ἐκ τοῦ τόπου αὐτῆς, to move a church out of the place which it has hitherto held among the churches; to take it out of the number of churches, remove it altogether, Revelation 2:5.

Greek Monolingual

η (AM λυχνία) λύχνος
κάθε συσκευή που παράγει φως με καύση ρευστών υλών ή αερίων ή με ηλεκτρικό ρεύμα
λύχνος, λυχνάρι

Russian (Dvoretsky)

1) светильник Plut., Luc., NT;
2) подсвечник (λύχνον ἐπὶ τὴν λυχνίαν τιθέναι NT).


原文音譯:lucn⋯a 呂赫你阿
字義溯源:燈臺;源自(λύχνος)=可移動的燈,燭光),而 (λύχνος)出自(λευκός)=白的), (λευκός)又出自(Λυκαονιστί)X*=光)
1) 燈臺(12) 太5:15; 可4:21; 路8:16; 路11:33; 來9:2; 啓1:12; 啓1:13; 啓1:20; 啓1:20; 啓2:1; 啓2:5; 啓11:4