βαρδῆν

βαρδῆν
Grammatical information: v.
Meaning: τὸ βιάζεσθαι γυναῖκας. Άμπρακιῶται H.
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Pisani RhM 97, 62 A. 14 thinks the word is Illyrian, to *bher- `bear', Lat. forda `pregnant'. Bechtel Dial. 2, 282 assumes *Ϝαρδῆν (to ἄρδαλος `dirt)'. Latte refers to Pischel BB 7, 334, who coompares Skt. mr̥dnā́ti `squeezes'. All hypothetic.
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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