Καύκασος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Scythian *χrohu-käsi (ice-shining, white with snow). Compare also Old Armenian Կապկոհ (Kapkoh, Caucasus), Middle Persian [script needed] (Kap-kōf, Caucasus).

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Proper noun[edit]

Καύκᾰσος (Kaúkasosm (genitive Καυκᾰ́σου); second declension

  1. Caucasus

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References[edit]

  • Καύκασος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Καύκασος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,005

Greek[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Καύκασος (Káfkasos)

  1. Caucasus

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