123. aigialos
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aigialos: the seashore
Original Word: αἰγιαλός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: aigialos
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-ghee-al-os')
Short Definition: sea-coast, beach
Definition: sea-coast, (sandy) beach; shore (of sea or lake), land.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aix (a wave)
the seashore
NASB Translation
beach (6).

STRONGS NT 123: αἰγιαλός

αἰγιαλός, (οῦ, , the shore of the sea, beach, (from Homer down): Matthew 13:2, 48; John 21:4; Acts 21:5; Acts 27:39, 40. (Many derive the word from ἄγνυμι and ἅλς, as though equivalent to ἀκτή, the place where the sea breaks; others from αἶγες billows and ἅλς (Curtius, § 140; Vanicek, p. 83); others from ἀΐσσω and ἅλς (Schenkl, Liddell and Scott, under the word), the place where the sea rushes forth, bounds forward).


From aisso (to rush) and hals (in the sense of the sea; a beach (on which the waves dash) -- shore.

see GREEK hals

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