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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *snḗh₁wr̥. Cognate with Latin nervus (English nerve), Sanskrit स्नावन् (snā́van, tendon, muscle, sinew), Old Armenian նեարդ (neard), and Avestan 𐬯𐬥𐬁𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬆 (snāvarə).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /néu̯.ron/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈnew.ron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈne.βron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈne.vron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈne.vron/
  • NounEdit

    νεῦρον (neûronn (genitive νεύρου); second declension

    1. sinew, tendon
    2. cord, of a slingshot, bowstring
    3. strength, vigor
    4. plant fiber
    5. nerve
    6. penis

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