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βάβιον

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels
Full diacritics: βάβιον Medium diacritics: βάβιον Low diacritics: βάβιον Capitals: ΒΑΒΙΟΝ
Transliteration A: bábion Transliteration B: babion Transliteration C: vavion Beta Code: ba/bion

English (LSJ)

τό, Syrian word for

   A child, Dam.Isid.76.

Spanish (DGE)

-ου, τό
palabra siria, hipocorístico afectivo para dirigirse a un niño bebé καὶ β. καὶ παιδίον ἀνεκάλει. ... βάβια δὲ οἱ Σύροι ... τὰ νεογνὰ καλοῦσι παιδία Dam.Isid.76.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: n.
Meaning: baby (Dam. Isid. 75)
Derivatives: Names s. Robert, Noms Indigènes 368.
Origin: ONOM [onomatopoia, and other elementary formations]
Etymology: A Syrian word. S. Pok. 91 (Eng. baby). Elementary creation. S. βαβάζω. Here βαβάλια cradle, Oehl IF 57, 11ff.