κλέος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From κλέϝος (kléwos), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos. Cognates include Sanskrit श्रवस् (śravas), Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬯 (sravah), Old Armenian լու (lu), լսեմ (lsem), Old Church Slavonic слово (slovo), and Old Irish clú. Compare κλύω (klúō, I hear) and κλέω (kléō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κλέος (kléos) (genitive κλέους) n, third declension

  1. rumour, report
  2. good report, fame, glory
  3. (rare) bad report, disrepute

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κλέος (kléos, fame, report).

Noun[edit]

κλέος (kléosn (plural κλέη)

  1. renown, fame
  2. honour (UK), honor (US)

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