ὕδρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from ὕδωρ (húdōr, water), or directly from a Proto-Indo-European *udreh₂. See also Mycenaean Greek 𐀄𐀈𐀫 (u-do-ro). Cognate with English otter and Sanskrit उद्र (udrá).

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Noun[edit]

ὕδρος (húdros) (genitive ὕδρου) m, second declension

  1. water serpent
  2. A smaller water animal, such as a spider, fish, or lizard.

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