κρύος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Traditionally compared with Latin crusta, but there are semantic problems with this connection. Also compare Tocharian B kuraś, Latvian kruvesis, and Old High German hroso. Also see κρύσταλλος (krústallos) and κρυμός (krumós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /krý.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkry.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkry.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkry.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈkri.os/
  • Noun[edit]

    κρῠ́ος (krúosn (genitive κρῠ́εος or κρῠ́ους); third declension
    κρῠ́ος (krúosm (genitive κρῠ́ου); second declension

    1. cold, chilliness
    2. frost
    3. ice

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    Adjective[edit]

    κρύος (krýosm (feminine κρύα, neuter κρύο)

    1. cold, chilled, chilly, cool

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