φάρος

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See also: Φάρος and φᾶρος

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

φᾰ́ρος (phárosm (genitive φᾰ́ρου); second declension

  1. pharynx

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Etymology 2[edit]

According to Beekes, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- (to carve; split; cut; rub; pierce; strike). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *burōną (to bore) and Latin forō (I bore).

Noun[edit]

φᾰ́ρος (phárosn (genitive φᾰ́ρους); third declension

  1. plough
  2. ploughing
    Synonym: ἄροσις (árosis)

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Etymology 3[edit]

See φᾶρος (phâros).

Noun[edit]

φάρος (phárosn (genitive φάρους); third declension

  1. Later form of φᾶρος (phâros): "large piece of cloth, web"

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φάρος (pháros), of unknown origin.[1] Has been suggested as from Ancient Greek Φᾰ́ρος (Pháros, Pharos), the name of an island on which a particular lighthouse was located, from Egyptian. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?) Alternately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰar- (log, board, plank).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfa.ros/
  • Hyphenation: φά‧ρος

Noun[edit]

φάρος (fárosm

  1. lighthouse

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  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “φάρος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1555