ἵππος

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See also: ίππος

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₁eḱ-

From Proto-Hellenic *íkkʷos. (compare Mycenaean Greek 𐀂𐀦 ‎(i-qo)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos, from *h₁oh₁ḱu- ‎(swift). Unexplained is ‎(hi) for ‎(e). Cognates include Sanskrit अश्व ‎(áśva), Latin equus, Gaulish epos, Old Armenian էշ ‎(ēš, donkey) and Old English eoh.

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Noun[edit]

ῐ̔́ππος ‎(hípposm ‎(genitive ῐ̔́ππου); second declension i̔ppos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ῐ̔́ππος.

  1. a horse
  2. cavalry

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References[edit]

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