θοῦρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Hellenic *tʰorwos or *tʰorhos, from the root of θρῴσκω (thrṓiskō, to leap, spring) (aorist ἔθορον (éthoron)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰerh₃- (to leap, spring).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

θοῦρος (thoûros) (feminine θοῦρις, neuter θοῦρον); second and third declension

  1. rushing, impetuous

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • θοῦρος”, in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • θοῦρος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • θοῦρος”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.