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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wegʷ- (to moist). Cognate with Latin ūmeō.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ὑγρός (hugrósm (feminine ὑγρᾱ́, neuter ὑγρόν); first/second declension

  1. wet, moist
    Antonym: ξηρός (xērós)
  2. fluid

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: hygro-
  • French: hygro-
  • Greek: υγρός (ygrós)
  • Italian: igro-
  • Portuguese: higro-

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