κέρας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱer-. Cognates include Latin cervus and Sanskrit शिरस् (śiras).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κέρας (keras) (genitive κέρατος, κέραος, κέρως) n, third declension

  1. horn (of an animal)
  2. horn as a material, or anything made of horn, such as a bow.
  3. horn (musical instrument)
  4. arm or branch of a river

Inflection[edit]

κέρας was sometimes declined as stem κέρατ- and sometimes as stem κέρα-. Both are shown here.

κέρατ-

κέρα- (uncontracted)

κέρα- (contracted)

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κέρας (kérasn (plural κέρατα)

  1. (anatomy) horn
  2. (music) horn (wind instrument)

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