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ἀφρός

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

Has been derived from a Proto-Indo-European *nbʰro-, with cognates including Sanskrit अभ्र (abhrá), Armenian փրփուր (p‘rp‘ur), foam), and Latin imber. However there are semantic problems with the Sanskrit and sound problems with the Armenian.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [apʰrós]
  • (Koine): IPA: [apʰrˈo̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [aɸrˈos]

Noun

ἀφρός (genitive ἀφροῦ) m, second declension; (aphros)

  1. foam, of the sea
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) foam, slaver, froth

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