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Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ôː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈu.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈu.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈu.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈu.ros/
  • Etymology 1Edit

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    NounEdit

    οὖρος (oûrosm (genitive οὔρου); second declension

    1. fair wind
      • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 11.11
        ἴκμενον οὖρον ἵει πλησίστιον, ἐσθλὸν ἑταῖρον, Κίρκη εὐπλόκαμος
        íkmenon oûron híei plēsístion, esthlòn hetaîron, Kírkē euplókamos
        a fair wind that filled the sail, a goodly comrade, was sent by fair-tressed Circe
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    Etymology 2Edit

    NounEdit

    οὖρος (oûrosm (genitive οὔρου); second declension

    1. guardian, watcher
      • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 15.89
        οὐ γὰρ ὄπισθεν οὖρον ἰὼν κατέλειπον ἐπὶ κτεάτεσσιν ἐμοῖσιν
        ou gàr ópisthen oûron iṑn katéleipon epì kteátessin emoîsin
        I left behind no guardian to watch over my possessions
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    Etymology 3Edit

    Borrowed from Latin ūrus.

    NounEdit

    οὖρος (oûrosm (genitive οὔρου); second declension

    1. aurochs, Bos primigenius
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    Etymology 4Edit

    NounEdit

    οὖρος (oûrosm (genitive οὔρου); second declension

    1. Ionic form of ὅρος (hóros)
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    Etymology 5Edit

    NounEdit

    οὖρος (oûrosn (genitive οὔρεος); third declension

    1. Epic and Lyric form of ὄρος (óros)
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