πόρτις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pértis, from *per- (to give birth). Cognates include Sanskrit पृथुक (pṛthuka, boy; the young of any animal), Old Armenian որդի (ordi, child), and Latin partus (birth; offspring).

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Noun[edit]

πόρτῐς (pórtisf (genitive πόρτῐος); third declension

  1. (poetic) a calf, young heifer (younger than δαμάλη (damálē) says Eustathius)
    1. a young maiden

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References[edit]

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