ῥάβδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin unclear. Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *urb, with cognates such as Lithuanian virbas, Old Church Slavonic врьба (vrĭba) (Russian верба (verba)) and Latin verbēnae. Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ῥάβδος (rhabdos) (genitive ῥάβδου) f, second declension

  1. rod, wand, stick
  2. magic wand, scepter
  3. shaft of a spear
  4. stripe, strip, streak
  5. (grammar) line, verse

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