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|Definition=<b class="b3">ἔλαιον, στέαρ, εὐθηνία</b>, Hsch.; cf. [[ἔλφος]]. (Cf. Skt. <span class="sense"><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class="bld">A</span> <b class="b2">sarpi[snull ]</b> 'melted butter', OHG. <b class="b2">salba</b>.) ἐλπτέοντες· <b class="b3">ἐλπίζοντες</b>, Id.</span>
 
|Definition=<b class="b3">ἔλαιον, στέαρ, εὐθηνία</b>, Hsch.; cf. [[ἔλφος]]. (Cf. Skt. <span class="sense"><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class="bld">A</span> <b class="b2">sarpi[snull ]</b> 'melted butter', OHG. <b class="b2">salba</b>.) ἐλπτέοντες· <b class="b3">ἐλπίζοντες</b>, Id.</span>
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|etymtx=Grammatical information: n?<br />Meaning: <b class="b3">ἔλαιον</b>, <b class="b3">στέαρ</b>, <b class="b3">εὑθηνία</b>; <b class="b3">ἔλφος βούτυρον</b>. <b class="b3">Κύπριοι</b> H.<br />Derivatives: On [[ὄλπη]] <b class="b2">oil-bottle</b> s.v.<br />Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]<br />Etymology: The word is compared with Skt. <b class="b2">sarpíṣ-</b> n. <b class="b2"> molten butter, lard</b>, but one would expect spir. asper. (Idem for Toch. B <b class="b2">ṣalype</b>, A <b class="b2">ṣälyp</b> [[fat]], [[oil]].) IE <b class="b2">*selp-</b>, also in Alb. <b class="b2">gjalpë</b> [[butter]].) - Cypr. <b class="b3">ἔλφος</b> is unexplained, see DELG). The variation <b class="b3">π</b>\/<b class="b3">φ</b> points to a Pre-Greek word. - The word [[ὄλπη]] indicates a bottle, and therefore has nothing to do with the word for [[oil]], [[fat]] (s.v.).
 
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Revision as of 01:09, 3 January 2019

Full diacritics: ἔλπος Medium diacritics: ἔλπος Low diacritics: έλπος Capitals: ΕΛΠΟΣ
Transliteration A: élpos Transliteration B: elpos Transliteration C: elpos Beta Code: e)/lpos

English (LSJ)

ἔλαιον, στέαρ, εὐθηνία, Hsch.; cf. ἔλφος. (Cf. Skt.

   A sarpi[snull ] 'melted butter', OHG. salba.) ἐλπτέοντες· ἐλπίζοντες, Id.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: n?
Meaning: ἔλαιον, στέαρ, εὑθηνία; ἔλφος βούτυρον. Κύπριοι H.
Derivatives: On ὄλπη oil-bottle s.v.
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: The word is compared with Skt. sarpíṣ- n. molten butter, lard, but one would expect spir. asper. (Idem for Toch. B ṣalype, A ṣälyp fat, oil.) IE *selp-, also in Alb. gjalpë butter.) - Cypr. ἔλφος is unexplained, see DELG). The variation π\/φ points to a Pre-Greek word. - The word ὄλπη indicates a bottle, and therefore has nothing to do with the word for oil, fat (s.v.).