κλέος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From κλέϝος ‎(kléwos), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos. Cognates include Sanskrit श्रवस् ‎(śrávas), Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬯 ‎(sravah), Old Armenian լու ‎(lu), լսեմ ‎(lsem), Old Church Slavonic слово ‎(slovo), and Old Irish clú. Compare κλύω ‎(klúō, I hear) and κλέω ‎(kléō).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κλέος ‎(kléos) (genitive κλέους); n, third declension

  1. rumour, report
  2. good report, fame, glory
  3. (rare) bad report, disrepute

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κλέος ‎(kléos, fame, report).

Noun[edit]

κλέος ‎(kléosn ‎(plural κλέη)

  1. renown, fame
  2. honour (UK), honor (US)

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