κάπρος

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *ḱapros (male hooved animal), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱapr̥ (penis). Cognate with Latin caper (goat) and Old Irish gabor (goat, horse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κάπρος (kápros) (genitive κάπρου) m, second declension

  1. a boar, a wild boar
  2. a sow

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]


Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κάπρος (káprosm (plural κάπροι)

  1. wild boar
  2. boar, male pig

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

see: χοίρος m (choíros, pig)