νεκρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From νέκυς (nékus, a dead body), from Proto-Indo-European suffixed full-grade *nekro- of *neḱ- (perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius (harmful), Latin nocēre (to hurt, harm), Latin nex (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 (nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎 (nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish)

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νεκρός (nekrósm, νεκρά f, νεκρόν n; first/second declension

  1. dead

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Noun[edit]

νεκρός (nekrós) (genitive νεκροῦ) m, second declension

  1. a dead body, corpse
  2. one who is dead (in plural: the dead)
  3. dying person

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekrós).

Adjective[edit]

νεκρός (nekrósm,  feminine: νεκρή (nekrí), neuter: νεκρό (nekró)

  1. dead

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Noun[edit]

νεκρός (nekrósm (plural νεκροί, feminine νεκρή)

  1. dead man

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