ἱδρώς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swidrōs, from *sweyd- (to sweat) (whence also ἰδίω (idíō), ἶδος (îdos)). Cognates include Old Armenian քիրտն (kʿirtn), Latvian sviedri, and Albanian djersë.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ῑ̔δρώς or ῐ̔δρώς (hīdrṓs or hidrṓsm, f (genitive ῑδρῶτος or ῐδρῶτος); third declension

  1. sweat, perspiration
  2. gum, sap
  3. juice, moisture
  4. anything earned by the sweat of one's brow

Usage notes[edit]

Feminine in Aeolic.

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