Εὐφράτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Persian 𐎢𐎳𐎼𐎠𐎬𐎢 (ufrātu), from Elamite 𒌑𒅁𒊏𒌅𒅖 (ú-ip-ra-tu-iš). Cognates include Hebrew פְּרָת (pərāṯ), Akkadian [script needed] (Pu-rat-tu) and Sumerian 𒀀𒇉𒌓𒄒𒉣 (Buranon).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eu̯.pʰrǎː.tɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /eʍˈpʰra.tes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eɸˈɸra.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /efˈfra.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /efˈfra.tis/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Εὐφρᾱ́της (Euphrā́tēsm (genitive Εὐφρᾱ́του); first declension

    1. Euphrates, a river in Asia

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