ἄρθρον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀραρίσκω.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓́ρθρον ‎(árthronn ‎(genitive ᾰ̓́ρθρου); second declension

  1. (anatomy) Joint
  2. (anatomy) Limb
  3. (grammar) Connecting word
  4. (grammar) An article: a category including the definite article (ho) and the basic relative pronoun ὅς(hós)

Usage notes[edit]

Note concerning definition #2, ἄρθρον(árthron) was sometimes used to refer to various body parts such as the ankles, eyes, mouth, genitals, etc.

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