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 ‎(hóros) (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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