κάπρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *ḱapros(male hooved animal), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱapr̥(penis). Cognate with Latin caper(goat) and Old Irish gabor(goat, horse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κάπρος ‎(káprosm ‎(genitive κάπρου); second declension

  1. a boar, a wild boar
  2. a sow

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References[edit]

  • κάπρος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κάπρος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κάπρος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κάπρος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «κάπρος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • κάπρος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • boar idem, page 86.
    • hog idem, page 402.

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κάπρος ‎(káprosm ‎(plural κάπροι)

  1. wild boar
  2. boar, male pig

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