θέρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *tʰéros, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰéros (heat; warm weather), from *gʷʰer- (warm, hot) +‎ *-os (action noun suffix).

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Noun[edit]

θέρος (thérosn (genitive θέρεος or θέρους); third declension

  1. heat
  2. summer
  3. harvest, crop

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθe̞ro̞s/
  • Hyphenation: θέ‧ρος

Etymology 1[edit]

A borrowing from Ancient Greek θέρος (théros), retaining the neuter gender.

Noun[edit]

θέρος (thérosn (uncountable)

  1. (formal, sciences) summer, summertime
    Synonyms: καλοκαίρι (kalokaíri)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek θέρος (théros) with change of gender to masculine.

Noun[edit]

θέρος (thérosm (uncountable)

  1. harvest, vintage
  2. harvest time
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Further reading[edit]

  • θέρος in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]