δόρυ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *dóru, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru. Cognates include Sanskrit दारु (dā́ru), Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎽𐎢𐎺 (d-a-ru-u-v /dāruv/) and Old English trēow (English tree). Also see δρῦς (drûs).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

δόρῠ (dórun (genitive δόρᾰτος); third declension

  1. wood, tree, stem
  2. spear shaft, spear, lance, pole, lance

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: doru, dory
  • Greek: δόρυ n (dóry, spear)

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

δόρυ (dóryn (plural δόρατα)

  1. (military) pike

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