Νήριτον

in ν

COMPOUND: Νήριτον, -ου
CATEGORIZATION: N [Part+V+Suf]
MEANING: ‘Neriton (mountain in Ithaca’)’
ETYMOLOGY: ν- negative part. ‘un-‘ + verbal root ἀρι- (cf. ἀριθμός) ‘number’ (cf. Chantraine) + adj. suf. -τον
OCCURRENCE: Il. II, 632; Od. IX, 22; XIII, 351.
CASE/GENDER/NUMBER: nom. n. sg.
HEADEDNESS: exocentric
CLASSIFICATION: attributive – bahuvrῑhi 
NOTES: vowel lengthening -α- > -η- in compounding; first member is not a free word in Greek