Translation:The hippo lives in the river.
Is it possible to just use ίππο in a sentence?
Ίππος is horse in Greek. Ιπποπόταμος=Ίππος+ποτάμι=horse and river=riverhorse=hippo in Greek.
Is ίππος still used? When would you use it as opposed to using άλογο?
Ίππος is "horse" in formal language and zoology. Also ίππος is used for the "pommel horse" and as a unit of measurement of force=735,499 watt.