τυρός

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See also: Τύρος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic [Term?] (whence also Mycenaean Greek 𐀶𐀫 (tu-ro)), from Proto-Indo-European *tewh₂- (to swell), from the same root as *tewH-k- (Lithuanian táukas (fat), Old English þēoh (thigh)), *tewH-m- (Latin tumeō, Old English þuma (thumb)), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tyː.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tyˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tyˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tyˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /tiˈros/
  • Noun[edit]

    τῡρός (tūrósm (genitive τῡροῦ); second declension

    1. cheese

    Declension[edit]

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    Further reading[edit]

    • τυρός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • τυρός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • τυρός in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • τυρός in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • τυρός 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, page 129