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]

Alternative forms[edit]

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-:
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎ανάσταση (anástasi, revival) → ‎νεκρανάσταση (nekranástasi, resurrection)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎γεννάω (gennáo, to give birth) → ‎νεκρογενής (nekrogenís, stillborn)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎θάβω (thávo, to bury) → ‎νεκροθάφτης (nekrotháftis, grave digger, sexton)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎κεφαλή (kefalí, head) → ‎νεκροκεφαλή (nekrokefalí, death's head, skull and crossbones)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎μαντεία (manteía, divination) → ‎νεκρομαντεία (nekromanteía, necromancy)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎τάφος (táfos, grave) → ‎νεκροταφείο (nekrotafeío, graveyard, cemetery)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎τομή (tomí, incision, cut) → ‎νεκροτομή (nekrotomí, autopsy, post-mortem examination)
    νεκρο- (nekro-) + ‎φέρω (féro, to bring, to bear) → ‎νεκροφόρα (nekrofóra, hearse)

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