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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Generally derived from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kand- (to shine, glow), like Latin candeō (I glow), Albanian hënë (moon), Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá, shining) and Old Armenian խանդ (xand). However Beekes suggests a Pre-Greek origin.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κάνδαρος (kándaros)

  1. Hesychius' gives the definition as: ἄνθραξ (ánthrax, charcoal).

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