κάλαμος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱl̥h₂mos, zero-grade variant of *ḱolh₂mos. Cognates include Latin culmus, Russian солома (soloma), and Old English healm (English haulm).

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Noun[edit]

κάλαμος (kalamos) (genitive καλάμου) m, second declension

  1. a reed
  2. anything made of reed or cane
    1. staff, rod
    2. measuring rod
    3. pen
    4. flute
    5. shaft of an arrow
  3. collectively, of plants, which are neither bush, nor tree

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κάλαμος (kálamosm (plural κάλαμοι)

  1. reed pen
  2. reed, cane

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