ἄρθρον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₂er-

From ἀραρίσκω.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἄρθρον ‎(árthronn ‎(genitive ἄρθρου); second declension arqron arthron may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ἄρθρον.

  1. joint
  2. limb
  3. (grammar) connecting word
  4. (grammar) article

Usage notes[edit]

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

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