βαβάζειν

βαβάζειν
Grammatical information: v.
Meaning: τὸ \<μη\> διηρθρωμένα λέγειν. ἔνιοι δε βοᾶν H.
Other forms: Also βαβίζω, -ύζω (Zenod.).
Derivatives: βάβαξ m. `chatterer' (Archil.); βάβακοι ὑπὸ Ήλείων τέττιγες, ὑπὸ Ποντικῶν δε βάτραχοι; βάβακα τὸν γάλλον H. (s. Maas, Rh. M. 74 (1925) 469f.).
Origin: ONOM [onomatopoia, and other elementary formations]
Etymology: Onomatopoetic forms like many others; cf. βαβαί, βάζω, βαΰζω, βαβράζω, βάβαλον; also βάρβαρος, βαβύρτας, βόμβος etc. For other languages s. Pok. 91, W.-Hofmann s. babit.
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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  • βαβάζειν — βαβάζω speak inarticulately pres inf act (attic epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • BABACTES et BACTES — BABACTES, et BACTES Bacchi cognomen, ἀπὸ τοῦ βαβάζειν, i. e. vociferavi. Bacchae enim, in Liberi Patris Orgiis, inconditos ululatus edebant. Hesrch. Βαβάκτης, ὀρχηςτὴς, ὑμνῳδὸς μανιῴδης, κραύγασος, ὅθεν καὶ Βάκχος …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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