Ἠριδανός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Comprised of ῥέω (rhéō, I flow, run) + Proto-Indo-European *dānu (river), from *dʰen- (run, flow).[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἠρῐδᾰνός (Ēridanósm (genitive Ἠρῐδᾰνοῦ); second declension

  1. Eridanus, former name of the River Po
  2. Eridanus, a river (now underground) flowing through Athens

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References[edit]

  • Ἠρῐδᾰνός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἠριδανός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,010
  1. ^ History of Herodotus, Volume 2, edited by John Murray (1862), p. 416

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