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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /skor.pí.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /skorˈpi.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /skorˈpi.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /skorˈpi.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /skorˈpi.os/
  • NounEdit

    σκορπῐ́ος (skorpíosm (genitive σκορπῐ́ου); second declension

    1. scorpion
    2. scorpionfish
    3. a prickly plant
    4. an engine of war which discharged arrows

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