κέραμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Has long been compared to κεράννυμι (keránnumi, to mix), but could also be related to Latin cremō, Proto-Germanic *herþaz (English hearth), or Sanskrit [script needed] (kūḍayati). Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

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Noun[edit]

κέραμος (kéramos) (genitive κεράμου) m, second declension

  1. potter's clay
  2. earthen vessel, wine-jar
  3. tile

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