ταῦρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *táwros. Cognates include Latin taurus, Old Prussian tauris and Old English stēor (English steer). Possibly ultimately of Semitic origin; compare Proto-Semitic *θawr- and Arabic ثور.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /táu̯.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtaw.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈta.βros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈta.vros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈta.vros/
  • Noun[edit]

    ταῦρος (taûrosm (genitive ταύρου); second declension

    1. bull, perhaps also ox

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