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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier *ἄϝεθλον(*áwethlon), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weh₁- + *-dʰlom, as if "gasp, pant, wheeze", if not from a similar root meaning "to strive".

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ἆθλον ‎(âthlonn ‎(genitive ἄθλου); second declension (Attic, contracted)

  1. prize of a contest
  2. contest
  3. place of combat, arena

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