bustrófedon

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βουστροφηδόν (boustrophēdón, boustrophedon, literally a turning like an ox), from βοῦς (boûs, ox) + στροφή (strophḗ, turn), because the direction of writing is like that of an ox when turning while plowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bus.ˈtɾo.fe.ðon/

Noun[edit]

bustrófedon m (uncountable)

  1. boustrophedon

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