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ἴνδουρος

Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη -> The first and best victory is to conquer self.
Plato, Laws 626e
Full diacritics: ἴνδουρος Medium diacritics: ἴνδουρος Low diacritics: ίνδουρος Capitals: ΙΝΔΟΥΡΟΣ
Transliteration A: índouros Transliteration B: indouros Transliteration C: indouros Beta Code: i)/ndouros

English (LSJ)

ὁ,

   A mole (ἀσπάλαξ), Hsch.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἴνδουρος: «ἀσπάλαξ» Ἡσύχ.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: ἀσπάλαξ (mole) H.
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: By H. Petersson Et. Miszellen 16f., Heteroklisie 9 compared with Skt. undura- rat, to which acc. to Jacobsohn Arier und Ugrofinnen 205 a. o. Cheremiss. umdőr beaver; rather accidental likeness, s. Mayrhofer KEWA. s. v. (not mentioned in EWAia 3.34f). - For the ending compare σκίουρος squirrel (s.v.), which is no doubt a loan, from Pre-Greek? (Perh. from *indarʷ-)

Frisk Etymology German

ἴνδουρος: {índouros}
Meaning: ἀσπάλαξ (Maulwurf) H.
Etymology : Von H. Petersson Et. Miszellen 16f., Heteroklisie 9 mit aind. undura- Ratte verglichen, wozu nach Jacobsohn Arier und Ugrofinnen 205 u. a. tscheremiss. umdőr Biber. Wohl zufälliger Gleichklang, s. Mayrhofer Wb. s. v.
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