ἐπίκουρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπί (epí, upon) + an unattested word, perhaps deriving from Proto-Indo-European *kr̥s-, with cognates such as Latin currō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ἐπίκουρος (epíkourosm, ἐπίκουρος f, ἐπίκουρον n; second declension

  1. assisting, aiding
  2. defending
  3. (masculine substantive) helper, ally, assister
  4. (masculine substantive) mercenary, hireling

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