Ὀρφεύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but a link to Proto-Indo-European *h₃órbʰos has been proposed, suggesting a common origin with Sanskrit अर्भ (árbha), Latin orbus (orphaned), Old High German erbi, arbi (German Erbe (heir)), and Old English ierfa (heir).[1]

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Ὀρφεύς (Orpheús) (genitive Ὀρφέως) m, third declension

  1. Orpheus

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cobb, Noel. Archetypal Imagination, Hudson, New York: Lindisfarne Press, p. 240. ISBN 0-940262-47-9