νεκρο-

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From νεκρός (nekrós, dead).

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νεκρο- (nekro-)

  1. Used to derive words relating to death or the dead; necro-

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Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νεκρο- (nekro-), from νεκρός (nekrós, dead).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

νεκρο- (nekro-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicates something related to death or dying; necro-:
    ανάσταση (anástasi, revival)   x   νεκρανάσταση (nekranástasi, resurrection)
    γεννάω (gennáo, to give birth)   x   νεκρογενής (nekrogenís, stillborn)
    θάβω (thávo, to bury)   x   νεκροθάφτης (nekrotháftis, grave digger, sexton)
    κεφαλή (kefalí, head)   x   νεκροκεφαλή (nekrokefalí, death's head, skull and crossbones)
    μαντεία (manteía, divination)   x   νεκρομαντεία (nekromanteía, necromancy)
    τάφος (táfos, grave)   x   νεκροταφείο (nekrotafeío, graveyard, cemetery)
    τομή (tomí, incision, cut)   x   νεκροτομή (nekrotomí, autopsy, post-mortem examination)
    φέρω (féro, to bring, to bear)   x   νεκροφόρα (nekrofóra, hearse)

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