Καύκασος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Scythian *χrohu-käsi (ice-shining, white with snow). Compare also Old Armenian Կապկոհ (Kapkoh, Caucasus), Middle Persian [script needed] (Kap-kōf, Caucasus).

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Proper noun[edit]

Καύκασος (Kaúkasos) (genitive Καυκάσου) m, second declension

  1. Caucasus

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References[edit]

  • p. 1005 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.

Greek[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Καύκασος (Káfkasos)

  1. Caucasus

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