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λεγεών

Ὠς χαρίεν ἔστʹ ἄνθρωπος, ὅταν ἄνθρωπος ᾗ -> What a fine thing a human is, when truly human!
Menander, fragment 761
Full diacritics: λεγεών Medium diacritics: λεγεών Low diacritics: λεγεών Capitals: ΛΕΓΕΩΝ
Transliteration A: legeṓn Transliteration B: legeōn Transliteration C: legeon Beta Code: legew/n

English (LSJ)

ῶνος, ἡ, = Lat.

   A legio, Ev.Matt.26.53, Ev.Marc.5.9, Plu. Rom.13, 20, IGRom.3.670, al.:—freq. written λεγιών, ib.214.3, al.: —hence λεγιονάριος, ὁ, ib.913.3, al.

German (Pape)

[Seite 21] ῶνος, ὁ, das lat. legio, Sp.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

λεγεών: -ῶνος, ἡ, παρὰ Λατ. legio, Πλουτ. Ρωμ. 13 καὶ 20, Εὐαγγ. κ. Ματθ. κϛʹ, 56, κ. Μάρκ. Ε΄, 9, Συλλ. Ἐπιγρ. 4750b, κ. ἀλλ.· συχνάκις δὲ φέρεται: λεγιών, αὐτόθι 1128, 1133, κ. ἀλλ.· - λεγιωνάριος, ὁ, αὐτόθι 2803. Ἦτο δὲ ἡ λεγεὼν στρατιωτικὸν σύνταγμα ἐκ Ρωμαίων πολιτῶν, τετρακισχιλίων μὲν πεζῶν, τριακοσίων δὲ ἱππέων· ἀλλ’ ὁ ἀριθμὸς τῶν ἀνδρῶν ηὐξάνετο κατὰ τὰς περιστάσεις· ἀπολύτως ἐπὶ ἄλλων ἐθνῶν, τάγμα, φάλαγξ, στρατός.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ῶνος (ἡ) :
= lat. legio, légion.

English (Strong)

of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively): legion.

English (Thayer)

and (so T, Tr (but not in WH (see at the end), also Lachmann in λεγιών (cf. Tdf. edition 7 Proleg., p. 1.; (especially edition 8, p. 83; Buttmann, 16 (15)); Song of Solomon , too, in inscriptions in Boeckh; (Diodorus, Plutarch, others)), λεγεωνος, ἡ (a Latin word), a legion (a body of soldiers whose number differed at different times, and in the time of Augustus seems to have consisted of 6,826 men (i. e. 6,100 foot soldiers, and 726 horsemen)): WH (ex errore?) λεγιών (cf. Chandler § 593)).

Greek Monolingual

η (AM λεγεών, -ῶνος, ἡ και ὁ)
βλ. λεγεώνα.

Greek Monotonic

λεγεών: -ῶνος, ἡ, Λατ. legio, σε Καινή Διαθήκη, Πλούτ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

λεγεών: v. l. λεγιών, ῶνος ὁ (лат. legio) легион (πεζῶν καὶ ἱππέων Plut.; λ. ὄνομά μοι NT).

Middle Liddell

λεγεών, ῶνος,
the Lat. legio, NTest., Plut.