(Ὑδραώτης/Hydraṓtēs in Arr., Ὑάρωτις/Hyárōtis in Str., Hiarotis in Curt. is based on a Middle Indian form for Old Indian Airāvatī/Irāwatī, probably passed down through Iranian and following Greek ὕδωρ/hýdōr); one of the main rivers of the Punjab, modern Rāvī in Pakistan; originates in the western Himalayas, flows into the Acesines  (Chenāb) and became known to the Greeks through Alexander's campaign.
E. Kiessling, s.v. Hyarotis, RE 9, 23f.
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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki),
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