καρπός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kerp-, *skerp-; see also West Frisian hjerst, Dutch herfst, German Herbst, Middle Low German hervest (autumn) (Dutch Low Saxon haarfst (autumn)), Danish høst, Latin carpere 'to seize', and κείρω (keírō, to cut off).

Noun[edit]

καρπός (karpós) (genitive καρποῦ) m, second declension

  1. fruit, grain, produce, harvest
  2. the product of something: children (fruit of the body), poetry (fruit of the mind), profit

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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Latin carpus "wrist"

Noun[edit]

καρπός (karpós) (genitive καρποῦ) m, second declension

  1. wrist
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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

καρπός (karpósm (plural καρποί)

  1. fruit, grain
  2. (anatomy) wrist

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