See also: Ινδός

Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Persian 𐏃𐎡𐎯𐎢𐏁 (hindūš), from Proto-Iranian *hínduš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *síndʰuš (river), of uncertain origin.

Compare Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu, a river, stream) in the Rigveda.

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Ἰνδός (Indósm (genitive Ἰνδοῦ); second declension

  1. the Indus river

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

Ἰνδός (Indósm (genitive Ἰνδοῦ); second declension

  1. an inhabitant of India or the Indian subcontinent; an Indian

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: Ινδός (Indós)
  • Latin: Indus

ReferencesEdit

  • Ἰνδός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἰνδός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,013