Ἰνδία

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine abstract of Ἰνδός (Indós), the Indus river (Herodotus), ultimately from the Old Persian hinduš (Persian هند (hend)), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu, a river, stream).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἰνδία (Indía) (genitive Ἰνδίας); f, first declension

  1. India, the region beyond the Indus river.

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References[edit]

  • LSJ
  • p. 1013 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.