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χηλός

Second declension Noun; Transliteration:

Principal Part: χηλός χηλοῦ

Structure: χηλ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Sense

  1. a large chest or coffer

Declension

Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.

Examples

  • εἵματα μὲν δὴ ξείνῳ ἐϋξέστῃ ἐνὶ χηλῷ κεῖται καὶ χρυσὸσ πολυδαίδαλοσ ἄλλα τε πάντα δῶρ’, ὅσα Φαιήκων βουληφόροι ἐνθάδ’ ἔνεικαν· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 13 2:3)
  • ἤτοι ὃ μὲν σπείσασ τε καὶ εὐξάμενοσ Διὶ πατρὶ ἂψ κλισίην εἰσῆλθε, δέπασ δ’ ἀπέθηκ’ ἐνὶ χηλῷ, στῆ δὲ πάροιθ’ ἐλθὼν κλισίησ, ἔτι δ’ ἤθελε θυμῷ εἰσιδέειν Τρώων καὶ Ἀχαιῶν φύλοπιν αἰνήν. (Homer, Iliad, Book 16 18:4)

Synonyms

  1. a large chest or coffer

Related

Similar forms

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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