ἄβιν

ἄβιν
Grammatical information: acc. m.\/f.?
Meaning: ἐλάτην, οἱ δε πεύκην H.
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin]X [probably]
Etymology: Compared with Lat. abies. Mayer KZ 66, 96f. assumes PIE *ab- `tree', in several Illyrian and Iranian names like Ἄβαι, Ἄβροι, Άβική = `Υλαία (St. Byz.). If so, from a European non-IE language?
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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