κρατήρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a zero grade of Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-, whence also κεράννυμι (keránnumi, I mix), + -τήρ (-tḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κρᾱτήρ (krātḗrm (genitive κρᾱτῆρος); third declension

  1. mixing bowl for wine
  2. messenger who bears an ode
  3. a constellation, the cup
  4. cup-shaped basin
    1. crater, mouth of a volcano

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: κρατήρας (kratíras)
  • Latin: crātēr, crātēra (see there for further descendants)

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