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βάβαλον

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523
Full diacritics: βάβαλον Medium diacritics: βάβαλον Low diacritics: βάβαλον Capitals: ΒΑΒΑΛΟΝ
Transliteration A: bábalon Transliteration B: babalon Transliteration C: vavalon Beta Code: ba/balon

English (LSJ)

αἰδοῖον, Hsch.: also βάβαλον· κραύγασον (Lacon.), Id.

Spanish (DGE)

1 αἰδοῖον Hsch. (v.l. por βάμβαλον).
2 lacon. κραύγασον Hsch.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: n.
Meaning: κραύγασον. Λάκωνες H.
Origin: ONOM [onomatopoia, and other elementary formations]
Etymology: Onomatopoetical word, cf. βαβάζω, βαβάκτης. On the liquid cf. λάλος; on bal- also Pok. 91f. - On βάβαλον αἰδοῖον s. βάμβαλον.

Frisk Etymology German

βάβαλον: {bábalon}
Meaning: κραύγασον. Λάκωνες H.
Etymology : Onomatopoetisches Lallwort, vgl. βαβάζω usw.; zur Liquida vgl. λάλος und Bildungen auf bal- bei Pok. 91f. — Zum lautähnlichen spätgr. Lallwort βαβάλια Wiege Oehl IF 57, 11. — βάβαλον· αἰδοῖον ist, falls richtig überliefert, eine nasallose Variante von βάμβαλον· ἱμάτιον. καὶ τὸ αἰδοῖον. Φρύγες; vgl. Latte ad loc. mit Lit. S. auch βαλλίον.
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