ἀροτήρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀρόω (aróō, I plow) +‎ -τήρ (-tḗr, masculine agent noun suffix). See also ἄροτρον (árotron).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.ro.tɛ̌ːr/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /a.roˈter/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /a.roˈtir/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /a.roˈtir/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /a.roˈtir/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἀροτήρ (arotḗrm (genitive ἀροτῆρος); third declension

    1. a plower, husbandman
    2. (adjectival use) having to do with ploughing
    3. (figuratively) a begetter, father

    Declension[edit]

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