κρόκη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From κρέκω (krékō, to weave) +‎ (, abstract noun suffix).

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Noun[edit]

κρόκη (krókēf (genitive κρόκης); first declension

  1. thread which is passed between the threads of the warp, woof
  2. (in general) thread
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pre-Greek etymology. Connection with Sanskrit शर्कर (śarkara, pebble, gravel) or कृशन (kṛśana, pearl) is meaningless.

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Noun[edit]

κρόκη (krókēf (genitive κρόκης); first declension

  1. pebble on the seashore
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