Κέρβερος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly cognate with Sanskrit शबल (śabala), कर्बुर (karbura), "speckled, spotted color," from Proto-Indo-European *k̑érberos- (spotted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Κέρβερος (Kérberos) (genitive Κερβέρου); m, second declension

  1. Cerberus, the three-headed dog which guards the entrance to Hades

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ
  • p. 1005 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.
  • Klein
  • Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World