ὀδούς

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See also: οδούς and ὁδούς

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

ὀδούς ‎(odoúsm ‎(genitive ὀδόντος); third declension odoys odous may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὀδούς.

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

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References[edit]

  • ὀδούς in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὀδούς» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὀδούς» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὀδούς» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ὀδούς» 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.
    • fang idem, page 306.
    • tooth idem, page 880.
    • tusk idem, page 903.