κρύος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Traditionally compared with Latin crusta, but there are semantic problems with this connection. Also compare Tocharian B kuraś, Latvian kruvesis, and Old High German hroso. Also see κρύσταλλος (krústallos) and κρυμός (krumós).

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Noun[edit]

κρύος (krúos) (genitive κρύεος, κρύους) n, third declension

  1. cold, chilliness
  2. frost
  3. ice

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Adjective[edit]

κρύος (krýosm,  feminine: κρύα (krýa), neuter: κρύο (krýo)

  1. cold, chilled, chilly, cool

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