δόρυ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dóru. Cognates include Sanskrit दारु (dā́ru), Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎽𐎺 (dāruv) and Old English trēow (English tree). Also see δρῦς (drûs).

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Noun[edit]

δόρυ (dóru) (genitive δόρατος); n, third declension

  1. wood, tree, stem
  2. spear shaft, spear, lance, pole, lance

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: δόρυ n (dóry, spear)

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

δόρυ (dóryn (plural δόρατα)

  1. (military) pike

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