ὅρος

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See also: όρος, ορός, and ὄρος

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *wórwos (whence Mycenaean Greek 𐀺𐀺 (wo-wo)), perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *werw-, with cognates including Latin urvō.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hó.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)o.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈo.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈo.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈo.ros/
  • Noun[edit]

    ὅρος (hórosm (genitive ὅρου); 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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