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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂érh₃trom, from *h₂erh₃- +‎ *-trom; equivalent to ἀρόω (aróō, to plough) +‎ -τρον (-tron, instrument noun suffix). Cognates include Latin arātrum, Old Armenian արաւր (arawr).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.ro.tron/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.ro.tron/
  • NounEdit

    ᾰ̓́ροτρον (árotronn (genitive ᾰ̓ρότρου); second declension

    1. plough
      1. (figuratively, in the plural) the organs of generation

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