κόρη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *kórwā. In this word, (ā) shifted to η (ē) in Attic because of the preceding ϝ (w). In words like ὥρᾱ (hṓrā), ρ prevented from shifting to η, because there was no intervening ϝ (w).

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Noun[edit]

κόρη (kórēf (genitive κόρης); first declension

  1. girl, young woman, maiden
  2. bride, young wife
  3. doll, puppet
  4. pupil (of the eye)
  5. A long sleeve reaching over the hand
  6. The Attic drachma

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē)

Noun[edit]

κόρη (kórif (plural κόρες)

  1. daughter
  2. maiden, girl
  3. kore; statue of a young woman
  4. pupil (of the eye)

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see: Appendix:Greek phrasebook/Family

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