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 *ḱerberós ‎(spotted).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Κέρβερος ‎(Kérberosm ‎(genitive Κερβέρου); second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • Κέρβερος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Κέρβερος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,005
  • Klein
  • Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World