βροτός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *μροτός (*mrotos), from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥twós, *mr̥tós (dead, mortal), *mr̥tó-, ultimately from the root *mer- (to die). Cognates include Sanskrit मृत (mṛtá), Old Armenian մարդ (mard), Latin mortuus, Old Church Slavonic мрътвъ (mrŭtvŭ) and Old English morþ.

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βροτός (brotósm, βροτή f, βροτόν n; first/second declension

  1. mortal

Usage notes[edit]

Often used as a substantive: “mortal man.”

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