ἄρθρον

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*h₂er-

From ἀραρίσκω.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ἄρθρον ‎(árthronn ‎(genitive ἄρθρου); second declension

  1. joint
  2. limb
  3. (grammar) connecting word
  4. (grammar) article

Usage notesEdit

Note concerning definition #2, ἄρθρον was sometimes used to refer to various body parts such as the ankles, eyes, mouth, genitals, etc.

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