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ἄρθρον

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ἀραρίσκω

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ártʰron]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈartʰro̞n]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈarθron]

Noun

ἄρθρον (genitive ἄρθρου) n, second declension; (arthron)

  1. joint
  2. limb
  3. connecting word
  4. the definite article

Usage notes

Note concerning definition #2, ἄρθρον was sometimes used to refer to various body parts such as the ankles, eyes, mouth, genitals, etc.

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