δάκρυον

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From Proto-Indo-European *dáḱru-. Cognates include Latin lacruma, Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌲𐍂 (tagr), Old English tēar, and Sanskrit अश्रु (aśru).

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Noun[edit]

δάκρυον (dákruon) (genitive δακρύου) n, second declension

  1. tear
  2. Anything which drips like a tear: gum, sap

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