ἄροτρον

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂érh₃trom, from *h₂erh₃- +‎ *-trom; equivalent to ἀρόω (aróō, to plough) +‎ -τρον (-tron, instrument noun suffix). Cognates include Latin arātrum, Old Armenian արաւր (arawr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.ro.tron/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • Noun[edit]

    ᾰ̓́ροτρον (árotronn (genitive ᾰ̓ρότρου); second declension

    1. plough
      1. (figuratively, in the plural) the organs of generation

    Declension[edit]

    Related terms[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Further reading[edit]