κόρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *kórwos, from Proto-Indo-European *ker (to grow); see also Old Armenian սերիմ (serim, be born) and սերեմ (serem, bring forth), Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl) and κορέννυμι, Latin creare (produce, create, bring forth) and Ceres (goddess of agriculture).

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Noun[edit]

κόρος (kóros) (genitive κόρου); m, second declension

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

κόρος (kóros) (genitive κόρου); m, second declension

  1. boy, youth
  2. soldier
  3. son
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