ἔαρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *éhər, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥. Cognates include Hittite 𒂊𒌍𒄯 (ēšḫar), Sanskrit असृज् (asṛj), Old Armenian արիւն (ariwn), Latin sanguis and Old Latin assyr.

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Noun[edit]

ἔᾰρ (éarn (genitive ἔᾰρος); third declension

  1. blood, gore
    • Oppian of Corycus, Halieutica 2.616–18
           οἱ μὲν γὰρ ἐπαΐγδην γενύεσσι
      σάρκας ἀφαρπάζουσι καὶ ἀρτιχύτοιο φόνοιο
      θερμὸν ἔαρ λάπτουσιν·
           hoi mèn gàr epaḯgdēn genúessi
      sárkas apharpázousi kaì artikhútoio phónoio
      thermòn éar láptousin;
      They rush upon him and rend his flesh with their jaws and lap the warm gore of new-shed blood.
  2. juice
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *wéhər, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥. Cognates include Latin ver, Persian بهار (bahâr), Sanskrit वसन्त (vasantá), उषस् (uṣás, morning), Old Norse vár, Old Armenian գարուն (garun), Old Church Slavonic весна (vesna).

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Noun[edit]

ἔᾰρ (éarn (genitive ἔᾰρος); third declension

  1. spring
    1. prime, freshness, flower
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References[edit]

  • ἔαρ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἔαρ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἔαρ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἔαρ in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἔαρ» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ἔαρ in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ἔαρ» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2017)
  • ἔαρ in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.