κηρός

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See also: Κηρός and κῆρος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kɛː.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /keˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /kiˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ciˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ciˈros/
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    A foreign loan from a substrate language, cognate with Latin cēra.[1]

    Noun[edit]

    κηρός (kērósm (genitive κηροῦ); second declension

    1. beeswax, honeycomb
    2. (in the plural) wax tapers
    Inflection[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    See etymology on the main entry.

    Noun[edit]

    κηρός (kērós)

    1. genitive singular of κήρ (kḗr)

    Further reading[edit]

    • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill
    • κηρός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • κηρός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • κηρός in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • κηρός in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • κηρός in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • κηρός in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
      • wax idem, page 968.

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Mallory, Douglas, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture