ὕδωρ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ύδωρ

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥ (genitive *wednós (of water)), from Proto-Indo-European root wed- (whence also ὕω (hýō, 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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ὕδωρ (hudōr) (genitive ὕδατος) n, third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]