ἔαρ

See also: έαρ

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Hellenic *éhər, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥. Cognates include Hittite 𒂊𒌍𒄯 (ēšḫar), Sanskrit असृज् (asṛj), Old Armenian արիւն (ariwn), Latin sanguis and Old Latin assyr.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ἔᾰρ (éarn (genitive ἔᾰρος); third declension

  1. blood, gore
    • Oppian of Corycus, Halieutica 2.616–18:
           οἱ μὲν γὰρ ἐπαΐγδην γενύεσσι
      σάρκας ἀφαρπάζουσι καὶ ἀρτιχύτοιο φόνοιο
      θερμὸν ἔαρ λάπτουσιν·
           hoi mèn gàr epaḯgdēn genúessi
      sárkas apharpázousi kaì artikhútoio phónoio
      thermòn éar láptousin;
      They rush upon him and rend his flesh with their jaws and lap the warm gore of new-shed blood.
  2. juice
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Hellenic *wéhər, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥. Cognates include Latin ver, Persian بهار(bahâr), Sanskrit वसन्त (vasantá) and वसर् (vasar, morning), Old Norse vár, Old Armenian գարուն (garun), Old Church Slavonic весна (vesna).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ἔᾰρ (éarn (genitive ἔᾰρος); third declension

  1. spring
    1. prime, freshness, flower
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Greek: έαρ (éar)

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