καρπός

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kerp-(pluck, harvest); see also West Frisian hjerst, Dutch herfst, German Herbst, Middle Low German hervest(autumn) (Dutch Low Saxon haarfst(autumn)), Danish høst, Latin carpere 'to seize', and κείρω(keírō, to cut off).

Noun[edit]

κᾰρπός ‎(karpósm ‎(genitive κᾰρποῦ); second declension

  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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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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Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

καρπός ‎(karpósm ‎(plural καρποί)

  1. fruit, grain
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κᾰρπός(karpós, wrist).

Noun[edit]

καρπός ‎(karpósm ‎(plural καρποί)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
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