ὀδούς

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See also: οδούς and ὁδούς

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *odónts, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts (tooth). Cognates include Sanskrit दत् (dát), Latin dēns, and Old English tōþ (English tooth).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /o.dǒːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /oˈdus/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /oˈðus/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /oˈðus/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /oˈðus/
  • Noun[edit]

    ὀδούς (odoúsm (genitive ὀδόντος); third declension

    1. A tooth, tusk
    2. anything pointed: spike, prong
    3. the second vertebra (so called because of its shape)

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