τάρανδος

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τάρανδος (tárandosm (genitive τᾰράνδου); second declension

  1. reindeer

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τάρανδος (tárandos), of unknown etymology. Possibly from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šardo, *šardō or *šordō. There doesn't appear to be any link to Ancient Greek ταῦρος (taûros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaɾanðos/
  • Hyphenation: τά‧ραν‧δος

Noun[edit]

τάρανδος (tárandosm (plural τάρανδοι)

  1. reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)

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