κάρυον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (head). Cognates include English harns, Old Norse hjarni, Latin cerebrum (all three meaning 'brain') and Avestan 𐬯𐬁𐬭𐬀 (sāra), Persian سر‏ (sar) and Sanskrit शिरस् (śiras) (all three meaning 'head').

See as well κρᾱνίον (krāníon, skull), κέρας (kéras, horn) and κᾰ́ρᾱ (kárā, face)

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Noun[edit]

κᾰ́ρῠον (káruonn (genitive κᾰρῠ́ου); second declension

  1. nut (hard-shelled seed)

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