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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sm̥teros, from the zero grade of the root *sem- ‎(one", from which also comes Ancient Greek εἷς ‎(heîs), "one) +‎ *-teros ‎(contrastive suffix, from which also comes Ancient Greek -τερος ‎(-teros)). Cognates include Sanskrit एकतर ‎(ekatara), Breton hanter, and perhaps Old English sunder (English asunder).

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AdjectiveEdit

ἕτερος ‎(héterosm ‎(feminine ἑτέρᾱ, neuter ἕτερον); first/second declension

  1. other, another, second (often of pairs)
  2. different

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ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill
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