ὅρος

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See also: ὄρος, όρος, and ὀρός

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from *ϝόρϝος (as indicated by Mycenaean Greek 𐀺𐀺 (wo-wo)), and so perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *ueru-, with cognates including Latin urvō.

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Noun[edit]

ὅρος (horos) (genitive ὅρου) m, second declension

  1. boundary, limit, frontier, landmark
  2. marking stones, stones used for inscribing legal contracts
  3. the broad wooden piece serving as the upper part of an oil/wine press
  4. rule, standard
  5. term, definition
  6. goal, end, aim

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