βίρρη

βίρρη
Meaning: πυράγρα, οἱ δε δρέπανον H.
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]X [probably]
Etymology: Fur. 232, 251 compares Svan. berež `iron'; Acc. parzillu, Hebr. barzel,Ugar. brśl, SArab. (Sab.) przn `id.'; further to OE bræs, OFris. bras(penning), Basque burdin, cf. Dussaud, Hittite et Achéens 162. From Asia Minor?

Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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