γῆρας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵērh₂-s, a lengthened-grade derivative of *ǵerh₂- (to grow old). Cognate with Sanskrit जरा (jarā́, old age).

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Noun[edit]

γῆρᾰς (gêrasn (genitive γήρᾰος); third declension

  1. old age

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Further reading[edit]

  • γῆρας in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • γῆρας in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • γῆρας in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.