πότερος

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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).

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AdjectiveEdit

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

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

Usage notesEdit

A separate indefinite form ποτερός (poterós) is rare.

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