κλῆρος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂-, from *kelh₂- (to hit, cut down). Cognate with κόλαφος (kólaphos), Latin clādes, Scots holt (a wood, copse, thicket), North Frisian holt (wood, timber), West Frisian hout (timber, wood), Dutch hout (wood, timber), German Holz (wood), Icelandic holt (woodland, hillock), Old Irish caill (forest, wood, woodland), Albanian shul (door latch).

Noun[edit]

κλῆρος (klêrosm (genitive κλήρου); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Koine)

  1. A lot
  2. That which is assigned by lot, an allotment
  3. A farm
  4. An inheritance
  5. The clergy

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