Word Summary
aigialos: the seashore
Original Word: αἰγιαλός
Transliteration: aigialos
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-ghee-al-os')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: the seashore
Meaning: the seashore
Strong's Concordance

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

see GREEK hals

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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).