ἔαρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *éhər, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥. Cognates include Hittite 𒂊𒌍𒄯 (ēšḫar), Sanskrit असृज् (asṛj), Old Armenian արիւն (ariwn), and Old Latin assyr.

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Noun[edit]

ἔαρ (éar) (genitive ἔαρος) n, third declension

  1. blood, gore
    • Oppian of Corcyrus, Halieutica 2.616–18
           οἱ μὲν γὰρ ἐπαΐγδην γενύεσσι
      σάρκας ἀφαρπάζουσι καὶ ἀρτιχύτοιο φόνοιο
      θερμὸν ἔαρ λάπτουσιν·
      They rush upon him and rend his flesh with their jaws and lap the warm gore of new-shed blood.
  2. juice
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *wéhər, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥. Cognates include Latin ver, Sanskrit वसन्त (vasantá) and वसर् (vasar, morning), Old Norse vár, Old Armenian գարուն (garun), and Old Church Slavonic вєсна (vesna).

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Noun[edit]

ἔαρ (éar) (genitive ἔαρος) n, third declension

  1. spring
    1. prime, freshness, flower
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