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ὄρτυξ

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883
Full diacritics: ὄρτυξ Medium diacritics: ὄρτυξ Low diacritics: όρτυξ Capitals: ΟΡΤΥΞ
Transliteration A: órtyx Transliteration B: ortyx Transliteration C: ortyks Beta Code: o)/rtuc

English (LSJ)

ῠγος, ὁ (also ἡ, Lyc.401 : gen. ῠκος Philem.245),

   A quail, Coturnix vulgaris, Epich.45, Hdt.2.77, Pl.Ly.211e, Ar.Av.707,1298, etc.; for its migratory habits, v. Arist.HA597a23,b5.    II = στελεφοῦρος, Thphr.HP7.11.2. (γόρτυξ (i. e. ϝόρτυξ) · ὄρτυξ, Hsch.; cf. Skt. vártikā, vartakas.)

German (Pape)

[Seite 388] υγος, ὁ, die Wachtel; Her. 2, 77; Ar. Av. 707 Pax 768; Plat. Lys. 211 e; Xen. Mem. 2, 1, 4; vgl. Ath. IX c. 47. – Auch ein Kraut, sonst στελεφοῦρος, Theophr.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ὄρτυξ: -ῠγος, ὁ, (γεν. ῠκος Φιλήμων παρὰ Χοιροβοσκ. 1. 82, πρβλ. τὸ τῆς νεωτέρας Ἑλλην. ὀρτύκιον)· - ὀρτύκιον, Λατ. coturnix, Ἐπίχ. 25, Ahr., Ἡρόδ. 2. 77, Πλάτ. Λῦσ. 211Ε, κτλ.· - περὶ τῶν ἀποδημητικῶν τοῦ πτηνοῦ τούτου ἕξεων ἴδε Ἀριστ. π. τὰ Ζ. Ἱστ. 8. 12, 6 καὶ 9· - ἐν Ἀριστοφ. Ὄρν. 707, ὁ Μειδίας καλεῖται οὕτω διὰ τὴν ὀρτυγομανίαν του, (πρβλ. ὀρτυγοκόπος)· - θηλ. ἐν Λυκόφρ. 401. ΙΙ. βοτάνη τις, ἀλλαχοῦ στελεφοῦρος, Θεόφρ. π. Φυτ. Ἱστ. 7. 11, 2. (Πρβλ. Σανσκρ. vartik-â, ûrtik-â· ἡ παρ’ Ἡσυχ. γλῶσσα: γόρτυξ, ὄρτυξ, μαρτυρεῖ ὅτι ἐν ἀρχῇ ἡ Ἑλλην. λέξις εἶχε Ϝ.)

French (Bailly abrégé)

υγος (ὁ) :
caille.
Étymologie: DELG véd. vartika, vartaka « caille » ; suff. -υξ que l’on retrouve dans plusieurs noms d’oiseaux.

Spanish

codorniz

Greek Monotonic

ὄρτυξ: -ῠγος, ὁ, ορτύκι, Λατ. coturnix, σε Ηρόδ. κ.λπ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ὄρτυξ: ῠγος ὁ перепел Her., Arph., Xen., Plat. etc.

Etymological

Grammatical information: m. (f. Lyc. 401)
Meaning: quail, Coturnix vulgaris (Epich., IA.); also as a plant-name = στελέφουρος, Plantago Lagopus (Thphr.), cf. Strömberg Theophrastea 50.
Other forms: H. γόρτυξ, i.e. Ϝόρτυξ), -υγος (-υκος Philem. 245).
Compounds: As 1. member a.o. in ὀρτυγο-μήτρα f. "quail-mother", corncrake, Rallux crex (Cratin., Arist., LXX), after H. = ὄρτυξ ὑπερμεγέθης; s. Thompson Birds s.v., also Strömberg Wortstud. 23; as 2. member in φιλ-όρτυξ quail-loving (Pl. Ly. 212d).
Derivatives: Dimin. ὀρτύγιον n. (com.); Όρτυγία, -ίη f. old name of the island Delos and other islands (Od., Str.; Tréheux BCH 70, 560ff.), after that surname of Artemis (S.); patron. Όρτυγίων (Euboea).
Origin: IE [Indo-European] [1180] *u̯ort- quail; PGX [probably a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: Formed like the rare birdnames ἴβυξ, βαῖβυξ; cf. also κόκκυξ, πτέρυξ a.o. (Chantraine Form. 397, Schwyzer 498). With Ϝόρτυξ agrees except the ending Skt. (Ved.) vártikā f., later attested as vartaka- m. quail with the very productive ikā- and aka-suffixes. Note also MPers. vartak id.. The orig. form of the word cannot be reconstructed. WP. 1, 316 w. further lit., Specht Ursprung 139, 204 a. 214, Dehò Ist. Lomb. 91, 358. - Furnée 122 points out that both the suffix and the variation κ\/γ points to a loan.

Middle Liddell

ὄρτυξ, ῠγος,
the quail, Lat. coturnix, Hdt., etc.