κάλαμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱl̥h₂mos, zero-grade variant of *ḱolh₂mos. Cognates include Latin culmus, Russian соло́ма (solóma), Old Norse halmr and Old English healm (English haulm).

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Noun[edit]

κᾰ́λᾰμος (kálamosm (genitive κᾰλᾰ́μου); second declension

  1. a reed
  2. anything made of reed or cane
    1. staff, rod
    2. measuring rod
    3. pen
    4. flute
    5. shaft of an arrow
  3. collectively, of plants, which are neither bush, nor tree

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κάλαμος (kálamosm (plural κάλαμοι)

  1. reed pen
  2. reed, cane

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