kore

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See also: Kore, köré, and köre

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A reconstruction of a kore

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl, maiden).

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Noun[edit]

kore (plural korai or kores)

  1. (art, sculpture) An Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.
    • 1966, Spyros Meletzēs, Helenē A. Papadakē, Akropolis and Museum, page 42,
      Mus. No 685: Archaic kore of island marble (500-490 B. C.) 4 ft high. Attic work. This kore is not wearing the Ionian smile, but a look of solemn gravity. She does not gather up her robes with the left hand like the other kores, [] .
    • 1995, Irene Bald Romano, University of Pennsylvania Museum, The Terracotta Figurines and Related Vessels, page 14,
      Ducat believes that all the kore plastic vessels wearing transverse himatia ending in stepped folds over the abdomen originate in Rhodes (1966: 72).
    • 2002, Matthew Dillon, Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion, page 9,
      Inscribed dedications often took the form of korai (singular: kore): statues, usually life-size or larger of female figures, generally goddesses.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kāsra, from Proto-Indo-European *kars 'to scratch, rub'. Compare Lithuanian kar̃šti (comb, curry), Latvian kā̀ršu (wool comb), Latin cardus (thistle), Middle High German harsten (become hard, rough).

Noun[edit]

kore f (indefinite plural kore, definite singular korja, definite plural koret)

  1. scrub, crust (of baked products, wounds)
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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

koro +‎ -e

Adverb[edit]

kore

  1. cordially, heartily

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl, maiden).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ko‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈko̞re̞/

Noun[edit]

kore

  1. kore (Greek sculpture)

Declension[edit]

Speakers prefer not to inflect this word, and use it only for the nominative singular. If inflection is needed, the term kore-veistos (kore-sculpture) is used instead.

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kore

  1. rōmaji reading of これ

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Numeral[edit]

kore

  1. zero