σμάραγδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Semitic language, related to Hebrew בָּרֶקֶת (bareket, emerald, flashing gem), Akkadian [script needed] (barruktu, baragtu), Arabic بَرْق (barq, lightning) and loanwords of Semitic origin such as Sanskrit मरकत (marakata), Persian زمرد (zomorrod) and Old Armenian զմրուխտ (zmruxt).

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σμάραγδος (smáragdosf (genitive σμαράγδου); second declension

  1. emerald

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