ὕδρος

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See also: Ύδρος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ῠ̔́δρος (húdrosm (genitive ῠ̔́δρου); second declension

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

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References[edit]

  • ὕδρος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ὕδρος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ὕδρος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ὕδρος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963