ὕδωρ

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From Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥ (genitive *wednós ‎(of water)), from Proto-Indo-European root wed- (whence also ὕω ‎(húō, to water, to let rain, to rain)). Cognates include Latin unda, Sanskrit उदन् ‎(udán), Hittite 𒉿𒀀𒋻 ‎(wa-a-tar), Old Armenian գետ ‎(get, river), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐍄𐍉 ‎(watō), Old Church Slavonic вода ‎(voda) and Old English wæter (English water).

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ὕδωρ ‎(húdōr) (genitive ὕδατος); n, third declension

  1. water
  2. rainwater, rain
  3. sweat
  4. time (from the waterclocks of Greek legal systems)

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