The Pre-Greek toponyms town name Λύκαστος
Word Λύκαστος
l y. k a s t o ς
IPA ly.kastoς
Meaning town name, place name
See also Pre-Greek: *λύκ(τ) ‘high, lofty, raised’


A town in Crete. It denotes most probably ‘an upper or higher city’ (see luk- ‘high’ and ƒstu ‘town, city’).

Other words that might be of interest
Άρνη ‘place name, town name’, Πέρινθος ‘place name, town name’, Κυρβισσός ‘town name, place name’, Λισσός ‘town name, place name’, Όλυνθος ‘place name, town name’, Κάμειρος ‘town name’, Τεγύρα ‘town name’, Τίταρον ‘town name’, Ώλερος ‘town name’, Αλίκυρνα ‘town name’, Πύρασος ‘town name’, Λίβηθρα ‘town name’, Λυκώρεια ‘town name, place name’, Λυκουρία ‘town name, place name’, Στύμφηλος ‘town name’, Σίνδος ‘town name, place name’, Βολισσός ‘town name, place name’, Θύσσος ‘town name, place name’