βραχίων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βραχύς (brakhús, short), because the upper arm is shorter than the forearm.

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Noun[edit]

βραχίων (brakhíōn) (genitive βραχίονος); m, third declension

  1. the (upper) arm, the shoulder
  2. (poetic) a symbol of strength

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βραχίων

  1. comparative form of βραχύς (brakhús)

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