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 carpō (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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