νέκταρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- (perish, disappear) + *-tr̥h₂ (overcoming), from *terh₂- (to overcome, pass through, cross over).

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Noun[edit]

νέκτᾰρ (néktarn (genitive νέκτᾰρος); third declension

  1. nectar, the specific nourishment (drink) of the gods

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Further reading[edit]

  • νέκταρ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • νέκταρ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • νέκταρ in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • νέκταρ in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • νέκταρ in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • νέκταρ 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.

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέκταρ (néktar).

Noun[edit]

νέκταρ (néktarf (uncountable)

  1. (Greek mythology) nectar, (the drink of the gods)
  2. (by extension) an especially delicious drink

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