κόθορνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lydian according to Jonkees, but more probably from Pre-Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κόθορνος (kóthornosm (genitive κοθόρνου); second declension

  1. buskin, high boot, which covered the whole foot and half the leg, with thick soles, used by actors to increase their height

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: cothurnus
    • English: cothurn
    • Russian: коту́рн (kotúrn)
  • Spanish: coturno

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