οὐρά

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See also: ούρα and ουρά

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ers- (backside, buttocks). Related to ὄρρος (órrhos).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /oː.rǎː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /uˈra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /uˈra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /uˈra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /uˈra/
  • Hyphenation: οὐ‧ρά
  • Noun[edit]

    οὐρᾱ́ (ourā́f (genitive οὐρᾶς); first declension

    1. the tail, of a lion, dog etc.
    2. (of an army marching) the rear-guard, rear

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