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Etymology 1Edit

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φᾰ́ρος (phárosm (genitive φᾰ́ρου); second declension

  1. pharynx

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Etymology 2Edit

According to Beekes, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- (to carve; split; cut; rub; pierce; strike). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *burōną (to bore) and Latin forō (I bore).

NounEdit

φᾰ́ρος (phárosn (genitive φᾰ́ρους); third declension

  1. plough
  2. ploughing
    Synonym: ἄροσις (árosis)

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Etymology 3Edit

See φᾶρος (phâros).

NounEdit

φάρος (phárosn (genitive φάρους); third declension

  1. Later form of φᾶρος (phâros): "large piece of cloth, web"

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Etymology 4Edit

Of unknown origin.[1] Has been suggested as from Ancient Greek Φᾰ́ρος (Pháros, Pharos), the name of an island on which the lighthouse of Alexandria was located, possibly from Egyptian, as well as the name of that lighthouse. Alternately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰar- (log, board, plank).

NounEdit

φάρος (phárosm

  1. lighthouse

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φάρος (pháros), of uncertain origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfa.ros/
  • Hyphenation: φά‧ρος

NounEdit

φάρος (fárosm

  1. lighthouse

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “φάρος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1555