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Headword: Ναός
Adler number: nu,29
Translated headword: temple
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Wentzel compared Photius' entry for this headword (now nu23 Theodoridis), which has the gloss ἀπὸ τοῦ νάειν "from [the verb] νάειν ["to dwell"]."
Ναός is a Doric, Thessalian, and Hellenistic Greek form: Ionic νηός , Attic νεώς , Lesbian ναῦος , Spartan ναfός . In Byzantine Greek it can refer to a Christian church building. Cf. nu 236.
Keywords: architecture; Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 January 2003@21:34:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (deleted keyword) on 21 January 2003@02:53:10.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 6 September 2008@00:54:59.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 3 June 2013@05:07:02.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 16 June 2013@23:22:18.


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