See also: Δράκων

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Traditionally related to δρακεῖν(drakeîn, to see)[1] with the literal meaning of “one who stares”.

With stem drakont- for drakon- (influenced by the present participle), as revealed by the feminine δράκαινα(drákaina).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

δρᾰ́κων ‎(drákōnm ‎(genitive δρᾰ́κοντος); third declension

  1. dragon, serpent
  2. a serpent-shaped bracelet

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Georg Autenrieth, Isaac Flagg. A Homeric dictionary, for schools and colleges, 1887.