ἵππος

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From Proto-Hellenic (compare Mycenaean Greek 𐀂𐀦 (i-qo)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos, from *h₁oh₁ḱu- (swift). Unexplained is (hi) for (e). Cognates include Sanskrit अश्व (áśva), Latin equus, Gaulish epos, Old Armenian էշ (ēš, donkey) and Old English eoh.

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ἵππος (híppos) (genitive ἵππου) m, second declension

  1. A horse.
  2. cavalry

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