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νεῦρον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *snḗh₁wr̥. Cognate with Sanskrit स्नावन (snávan, tendon, muscle, sinew), Latin nervus, Old Armenian նեարդ (neard), and Avestan 𐬯𐬥𐬁𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬆 (snāvarə).

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νεῦρον (neûron) (genitive νεύρου) n, second declension

  1. sinew, tendon
  2. cord, of a slingshot, bowstring
  3. strength, vigor
  4. plant fiber
  5. nerve
  6. penis

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