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Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Scythian *xrohukäsi (ice-shining, white with snow). Compare also Old Armenian Կապկոհ (Kapkoh, Caucasus), Middle Persian [script needed] (Kap-kōf, Caucasus).

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Proper nounEdit

Καύκᾰσος (Kaúkasosm (genitive Καυκᾰ́σου); second declension

  1. Caucasus

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ReferencesEdit

  • Καύκασος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Καύκασος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,005

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Proper nounEdit

Καύκασος (Káfkasos)

  1. Caucasus

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit