ἔρα + πίπτειν

Validation

Yes

Word-form

ἑρπετόν

Transliteration (Word)

herpeton

Transliteration (Etymon)

era + piptein

Author

Orion

Century

5 AD

Source

Id

Ref.

Etymologicum, E 61

Ed.

F.W. Sturz, Orionis Thebani etymologicon, Leipzig: Weigel, 1820 (repr. 1973)

Quotation

Ἑρπετόν. παρὰ τὸ ἕρπω ῥῆμα, ἢ παρὰ τὸ ἐμπίπτειν τῇ ἔρᾳ