ἐνάτηρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁yenh₂tēr. Cognates include Latin janitrīcēs, Sanskrit यातृ (yātṛ), Old Armenian ներ (ner) and Old Church Slavonic ꙗтрꙑ (jatry).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.ná.tɛːr/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛˈna.ter/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eˈna.tir/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eˈna.tir/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eˈna.tir/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἐνάτηρ (enátērf (genitive εἰνάτερος); third declension

    1. brother’s wife, or the wife of husband’s brother: sister-in-law

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