ῥίζα

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See also: ρίζα and ριζά

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From Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds(root). Confer ῥάδιξ(rhádix). Cognate with Latin radix(root), Latin ramus(branch), Old Norse rót(root) (English root), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐍄𐍃(waurts), Old English wyrt(herb, plant) (English wort), Old Irish fren(root), and possibly Tocharian B witsako(root).

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ῥίζα ‎(rhízaf ‎(genitive ῥίζης); first declension

  1. root (of a plant)
  2. source
  3. base, foundation
  4. stock, family, race

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