ὀρθός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from *ϝορθϝός perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *worHdʰ-. Has been connected with Sanskrit ऊर्ध्व (ūrdhvá).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /or.tʰós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /orˈtʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /orˈθos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /orˈθos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /orˈθos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ὀρθός (orthósm (feminine ὀρθή, neuter ὀρθόν); first/second declension

    1. straight, upright, erect
      Antonyms: καμψός (kampsós)
    2. straight forward, in a straight line
    3. unharmed, safe
    4. prosperous
    5. attentive, expecting
    6. right, just, righteous, upright
    7. true, genuine, exact
    8. decent
    9. (geometry) right angle
    10. (grammar) nominative

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