ἄρσην

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From Proto-Indo-European *wr̥s-, *wers- (male). Cognates include Sanskrit ऋबभ (r̥ṣa-bhá), वृषन् (vṛ́ṣan), वृष (vṛṣa), Latin verrēs, and Old Persian [script?] (aršan). Compare also Old Armenian առն (aṙn).

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ἄρσην (ársēnm, ἄρσην f, ἄρσεν n; third declension

  1. male, masculine
    1. (in masculine, substantive) an adult man, a male
  2. manly, strong
  3. coarse, tough
  4. (grammar) masculine

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