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ἄρθρον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀραρίσκω

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ἄρθρον (árthron) (genitive ἄρθρου) n, second declension

  1. joint
  2. limb
  3. (grammar) connecting word
  4. (grammar) the definite article

Usage notesEdit

Note concerning definition #2, ἄρθρον was sometimes used to refer to various body parts such as the ankles, eyes, mouth, genitals, etc.

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