Ὀρόντης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Partly from Median *Arēvand, from Iranian *Raivant-, *Rayivant- ‎(possessing wealth); see Old Armenian Երուանդ ‎(Eruand) for more. And partly from Median *Arvand; compare Avestan 𐬀𐬎𐬭𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬧𐬝- ‎(auruuaṇt̰-, swift). The name of the river is from the second only.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ὀρόντης ‎(Oróntēsm ‎(genitive Ὀρόντου); first declension

  1. the name of any one of a number of ancient Armenian kings named Orontes
  2. the river Orontes

Inflection[edit]

The personal name does not take a definite article.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,019
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 7