γέρων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵérh₂onts. Cognates include Sanskrit जरत् (járat, old), Old Armenian ծերուն (cerun), and Irish géaraid (champion).

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Noun[edit]

γέρων (gérōnm (genitive γέροντος); third declension

  1. an old man
  2. (in the plural) elders, i.e. a ruling or advisory council
  3. (as an adjective) old

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Greek[edit]

Adjective[edit]

γέρων (géron)

  1. Genitive plural masculine form of γέρος (géros).

Noun[edit]

γέρων (géronm

  1. Genitive plural form of γέρος (géros).