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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἠλέκτωρ (ēléktōr, shining sun), from unknown origin. Possibly related to Sanskrit उल्का (ulka, meteor). Or, related to ἠλέκτωρ (ēléktōr, shining sun), from ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun).

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NounEdit

ἤλεκτρον (ḗlektronn (genitive ἠλέκτρου); second declension

  1. amber
  2. an alloy of gold and silver

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ReferencesEdit

  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN