ἀμαλογία

ἀμαλογία
Grammatical information: f.
Meaning: see below (v.l. for ὁμο- Alkiphr. 4, 18, 10).
Other forms: = ἀβδηριτισμός, garrulitas (Gloss.); ἀμαλόγος φλύαρος, garrulus (Gloss.)
Origin: GR [a formation built with Greek elements].
Etymology: According to Latte Glotta 32, 37f. (with Wilamowitz), haplological for *ἀμαλλολογία prop. `colleting sheaves', then `the accompanying song' \> `bragging'. Frisk called it "sehr hypothetisch". From *ἀμαλο-λογία Grošel Živa Ant. 7, 1957, 40.
Page in Frisk: 1,85

Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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