κεραμεύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κέρᾰμος (kéramos, pottery) +‎ -εύς (-eús, suffix for person concerned).

Cognate with Mycenaean Greek [script needed] (ke-ra-me-u).

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Noun[edit]

κερᾰμεύς (kerameúsm (genitive κερᾰμέως); third declension

  1. potter
    1. (in the plural) guild of potters
  2. (figuratively, in the phrases κεραμέως πλοῦτος, κεραμεὺς ἄνθρωπος) something frail and uncertain

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