κέρας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-; see there for more.

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Noun[edit]

κέρας (kérasn (genitive κέρᾰτος or κέρᾰος or κέρως); third declension

  1. horn (of an animal)
  2. horn as a material, or anything made of horn, such as a bow.
  3. horn (musical instrument)
  4. arm or branch of a river

Inflection[edit]

κέρᾰς (kéras) was sometimes declined using the stem κέρᾰτ- (kérat-) and sometimes the stem κέρᾰ- (kéra-). Both are shown below.

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κέρας (kérasn (plural κέρατα)

  1. (anatomy) horn
  2. (music) horn (wind instrument)

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