πῦρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *péh₂ur. Cognates include Old Armenian հուր (hur), Hittite 𒉺𒀪𒄯 (paḫḫur), Tocharian A por, Tocharian B puwar, and Old English fȳr (English fire).

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Noun[edit]

πῦρ (pûr) (genitive πυρός) n, third declension

  1. a fire
    1. a funerary fire
    2. a sacrificial fire
  2. lightning
  3. a fever

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