ὄρος

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See also: ὅρος, ὀρός, and όρος

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Either from ὄρνυμι ‎(órnumi, I raise), or possibly directly from a Proto-Indo-European *h₃eros. Compare Sanskrit ऋष्व ‎(ṛṣvá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ὄρος ‎(óros) (genitive ὄρεος or ὄρους); n, third declension;

  1. a mountain, hill
  2. mountain chain
  3. district, sector, precinct, parish

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: oro-
  • Greek: όρος m ‎(óros, mountain)

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