δειράς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Liddell and Scott propose Sanskrit दृषद् (dṛṣad) as a cognate. However, Pokorny argues for an origin from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerH-, citing Sanskrit गिरि (giri) as a cognate. Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /deː.rás/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /diˈras/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ðiˈras/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ðiˈras/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ðiˈras/
  • Noun[edit]

    δειρᾰ́ς (deirásf (genitive δειρᾰ́δος); third declension

    1. The ridge of a column of hills

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