ἄρκτος

See also: Ἄρκτος, άρκτος, and Άρκτος

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ἄρκος

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear). Cognates include Latin ursus, Sanskrit ऋक्ष (ṛ́kṣa) and Old Armenian արջ (arǰ). Meaning #2 derives from Ἄρκτος (Arktos), which derives from meaning #1.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ἄρκτος (arktos) (genitive ἄρκτου) f, second declension

  1. bear
  2. the north

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 15:43