ὕδρα

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See also: Ύδρα

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *udréh₂, the feminine form of *udrós, from the root *wed-. See also Mycenaean Greek 𐀄𐀈𐀫 (u-do-ro). Cognate with English otter and Sanskrit उद्र (udrá), Russian выдра (vydra), Lithuanian ūdra, Latin lutra.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

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Noun[edit]

ῠ̔́δρᾱ (húdrāf (genitive ῠ̔́δρᾱς); first declension

  1. sea serpent

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References[edit]

  • ὕδρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ὕδρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.