κλάδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kl̥dos. Cognates include Latin clādes, Old Irish caill, and Old English holt (English holt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κλάδος (kládos) (genitive κλάδου) m, second declension

  1. a young slip or shoot of a tree, such as is broken off for grafting
  2. an olive-branch which was wound round with wool and presented by suppliants
    1. laurel branches used in temples
  3. (figuratively) arm

Inflection[edit]

The second declension is much more common, but the third is seen, especially in poetic works.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek κλάδος (kládos).

Noun[edit]

κλάδος (kládosm (plural κλάδος)

  1. (horticulture) branch, bough
  2. branch of organisation
  3. (biology) clade

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

see: κλαδί n (kladí, branch)