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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *Hyékʷr̥. Cognates include Sanskrit यकृत् ‎(yákṛt), Latin iecur, Old Armenian լեարդ ‎(leard).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἧπᾰρ ‎(hêparn ‎(genitive ἥπᾰτος); third declension

  1. liver

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DescendantsEdit

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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