ὕδρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*wed-

From Proto-Indo-European *udrós, from the root *wed-. See also Mycenaean Greek 𐀄𐀈𐀫 ‎(u-do-ro). Cognate with English otter and Sanskrit उद्र ‎(udrá).

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Noun[edit]

ῠ̔́δρος ‎(húdrosm ‎(genitive ῠ̔́δρου); second declension u̔dros y̔dros may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ῠ̔́δρος.

  1. water serpent
  2. A smaller water animal, such as a spider, fish, or lizard.

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