Βόσπορος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

By ancient folk etymology, from βοός (boós, cow) + πόρος (póros, passage), referring to a Greek myth (told, for example, by Aeschylus in his Prometheus Bound) in which Io travelled there after being turned into a heifer by Hera (or in other versions by Zeus). (See Wikipedia-logo.svg Io (mythology) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia )

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Βόσπορος (Bósporosm (genitive Βοσπόρου); second declension

  1. Bosporus

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: Βόσπορος (Vósporos)
  • Latin: Bosporus (see there for further descendants)

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