δόρυ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *dóru, 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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δόρῠ (dórun (genitive δόρᾰτος); third declension

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

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Noun[edit]

δόρυ (dóryn (plural δόρατα)

  1. (military) pike

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