ἔορ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swésōr. Cognates include Sanskrit स्वसृ (svásṛ), Latin soror, Old Armenian քոյր (kʿoyr), Old English sweostor (English sister).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    ἔορ (éorf (genitive ); third declension

    1. daughter of a cousin (a kind of female first cousin once removed)

    Usage notes[edit]

    There are currently no known examples of the word used in ordinary text. Rather, the word is found in Hesychius' lexicon, a collection of obscure Ancient Greek words.

    Inflection[edit]

    • Only ἔορ (éor) and ἔορες (éores) are attested (both of which could be nominative or vocative). The rest are inferred based on standard inflection patterns.

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