σκίουρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditionally explained as σκιά (skiá, shade, shadow) + οὐρά (ourá, tail), but this could well be a folk etymology.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /skí.oː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈski.u.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈski.u.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsci.u.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsci.u.ros/
  • Noun[edit]

    σκῐ́ουρος (skíourosm (genitive σκῐούρου); second declension

    1. squirrel

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek σκίουρος (skíouros, squirrel).

    Noun[edit]

    σκίουρος (skíourosm (plural σκίουροι)

    1. squirrel

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