κλάδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kl̥dos. Cognates include Latin clādes, Old Irish caill, Old English holt (English holt).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /klá.dos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkla.dos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkla.ðos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkla.ðos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈkla.ðos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κλᾰ́δος (kládosm (genitive κλᾰ́δου); second declension

    1. a young slip or shoot of a tree, such as is broken off for grafting
    2. an olive-branch which was wound round with wool and presented by suppliants
      1. laurel branches used in temples
    3. (figuratively) arm

    Inflection[edit]

    The second declension is much more common, but the third is seen, especially in poetic works.

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From the Ancient Greek κλάδος (kládos).

    Noun[edit]

    κλάδος (kládosm (plural κλάδος)

    1. (horticulture) branch, bough
    2. branch of organisation
    3. (biology) clade

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