ἔαρ

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See also: έαρ

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /é.ar/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ar/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈe.ar/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.ar/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.ar/
  • 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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