εἰρήνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from εἴρω "to fasten together", from *PIE *ser- "to bind, put together, join, line up", cognate with Latin serere, series, Sanscrit sarat- "thread", Old Irish sernaid "he joins together".

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Noun[edit]

εἰρήνη ‎(eirḗnēf ‎(genitive εἰρήνης); first declension

  1. peace

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