κάρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥h₁-sr(-eh₂). Cognates include Sanskrit शिरस् (śiras, head), Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬭𐬀𐬵 (sarah), Old English hærn (brain). More at harns.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κάρα (kára) (genitive κάρατος) n, third declension

  1. head, face
  2. the head or top of anything, as of a mountain
  3. person

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Usage notes[edit]

Later authors have dative κάρᾳ (kárāi), accusative κάραν (káran).

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