βάρος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷerh₂- ‎(heavy). Cognate with Latin gravis, Sanskrit गुरु ‎(gurú), Persian گران ‎(gerân, expensive), Armenian երկան ‎(erkan), Tocharian B krāmärts, krāmär, Old Church Slavonic жрьнꙑ ‎(žrĭny), Russian жёрнов ‎(žórnov), Lithuanian girna, Welsh bryw, Irish bair, Old English cweorn (English quern), Old High German quirn (German Querne)

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Noun[edit]

βᾰ́ρος ‎(bárosn ‎(genitive βᾰ́ρεος or βᾰ́ρους); third declension

  1. weight, burden, load
  2. grief, sorrow
  3. plenty
  4. dignity, influence, power

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

βάρος ‎(városn ‎(plural βάρη)

  1. (physics) mass
  2. weight, heaviness
  3. burden, load, cargo
  4. (figuratively) onus

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