Ἰνδία

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine abstract of Ἰνδός ‎(Indós), the Indus river (Herodotus), ultimately from the Old Persian hinduš (Persian هند ‎(hend)), from Sanskrit सिन्धु ‎(síndhu, a river, stream).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἰνδίᾱ ‎(Indíāf ‎(genitive Ἰνδίας); first declension

  1. India, the region beyond the Indus river.

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References[edit]

  • Ἰνδία in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,013