κόρος

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kó.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈko.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈko.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈko.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈko.ros/
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    From Proto-Hellenic *kórwos (boy) (whence Mycenaean Greek 𐀒𐀺 (ko-wo)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (to grow); see also Old Armenian սերիմ (serim, be born) and սերեմ (serem, bring forth), Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl) and κορέννυμι (korénnumi), Latin creō (produce, create, bring forth), crēscō and Ceres (goddess of agriculture).

    Alternative forms[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    κόρος (kórosm (genitive κόρου); second declension

    1. boy, youth
    2. soldier
    3. son
    Inflection[edit]


    Etymology 2[edit]

    From Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (to grow).

    Noun[edit]

    κόρος (kórosm (genitive κόρου); second declension

    1. being satisfied, satiety, surfeit
    2. insolence, petulance
    Inflection[edit]

    References[edit]