καρπός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kerp- (pluck, harvest). Compare Proto-Germanic *harbistaz (harvest, autumn) and Latin carpō (to pick), as well as Ancient Greek κείρω (keírō, to cut off), derived from the ultimate root *(s)ker- (to cut).

Noun[edit]

κᾰρπός (karpósm (genitive κᾰρποῦ); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Doric, Koine)

  1. fruit, grain, produce, harvest
  2. the product of something: children (fruit of the body), poetry (fruit of the mind), profit
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  • Aromanian: carpo
  • Coptic: ⲕⲁⲣⲡⲟⲥ (karpos)
  • Greek: καρπός (karpós)
  • Turkish: karpuz

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *kʷerp- (to turn); if so, related to Proto-Germanic *hwerbaną (to turn) (English wharf).

Noun[edit]

κᾰρπός (karpósm (genitive κᾰρποῦ); second declension

  1. wrist
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κᾰρπός (karpós, fruit, grain).

Noun[edit]

καρπός (karpósm (plural καρποί)

  1. fruit, grain
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Descendants[edit]

Aromanian: carpo.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κᾰρπός (karpós, wrist).

Noun[edit]

καρπός (karpósm (plural καρποί)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
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