ἧπαρ

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*Hyekʷ-

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

  • Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ἧπαρ in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
  • 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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