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ἤλεκτρον

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ἠλέκτωρ (ēlektōr), shining sun).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ɛː́lektron]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈeːlɛktro̞n]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈilektron]

Noun

ἤλεκτρον (genitive ἠλέκτρου) n, second declension; (ēlektron)

  1. amber
  2. an alloy of gold and silver

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