Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /iː.kʰɔ̌ːr/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /iˈkʰor/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /iˈxor/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /iˈxor/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈxor/
  • NounEdit

    ῑ̓χώρ (īkhṓrm (genitive ῑ̓χῶρος); third declension

    1. ichor, the fluid which runs through the veins of gods
    2. lymph, serum, the watery part of blood
    3. whey, the watery part of milk
    4. gravy
    5. pus, discharge, impure fluid
    6. naphtha (probably as the supposed putrefaction of giants)

    InflectionEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ῑ̓χώρ”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 607-608

    Further readingEdit