ἕτερος

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ἅτερος (hateros) (Doric)
  • ἄτερος (ateros) (Aeolic)
  • ὥτερος (hōteros) (Doric)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sm̥teros from the zero grade of *sḗm (whence also εἷς (heis, one)) + *teros (whence also ἀριστερός (aristeros)). Cognates include Sanskrit एकतर (ekatara), Breton hanter, and perhaps Old English sunder (English asunder).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἕτερος (heterosm, ἑτέρα f, ἕτερον n; first/second declension

  1. other, another, second (often of pairs)
  2. different

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Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 13:27