See also: ποτερός

Ancient Greek edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷóteros, from *kʷos (which) +‎ *-teros (contrastive suffix). Cognates include Latin uter, Sanskrit कतर (katará), Old English hwæþer (English whether) and Lithuanian katràs. Also see ἕτερος (héteros, other, different).

Pronunciation edit


Adjective edit

πότερος (póterosm (feminine ποτέρᾱ, neuter πότερον); first/second declension

  1. (interrogative adjective) which of the two?
  2. (indefinite adjective) whichever of the two

Usage notes edit

A separate indefinite form ποτερός (poterós) is rare.

Inflection edit

See also edit

References edit

  • πότερος”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • πότερος”, in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • πότερος”, in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • πότερος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • G4220 in Strong, James (1979) Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN