πελαργός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. Folk-etymologically explained as πελός (pelós, dark) + ἀργός (argós, white). Has been linked with Old Armenian արագիլ (aragil).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

πελαργός (pelargós) (genitive πελαργοῦ) m, second declension

  1. stork

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • πελαργός in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, volume II, page 1165
  • արագիլ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, pages 292–293
  • Paul de Lagarde (1877), Armenische Studien, Göttingen: Dieterich, § 225, page 19

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

πελαργός (pelargósm (plural πελαργοί)

  1. stork (bird)

Declension[edit]

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