κάρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥h₂-(e)s-n-, from *ḱerh₂-; see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κᾰ́ρᾱ (kárān (genitive κᾰ́ρᾱτος); third declension

  1. head, face
  2. the head or top of anything, as of a mountain
  3. person

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Later authors have dative κάρᾳ (kárāi), accusative κάρᾱν (kárān).

Descendants[edit]

  • Vulgar Latin: cara

Further reading[edit]

  • κάρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κάρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • «κάρα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • κάρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill