νεκρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From νέκυς ‎(nékus, a dead body), from Proto-Indo-European suffixed full-grade *nekro- of *neḱ- ‎(perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu ‎(death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius ‎(harmful), Latin nocēre ‎(to hurt, harm), Latin nex ‎(murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 ‎(vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎 ‎(nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति ‎(naśyati, disappear, perish)

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νεκρός ‎(nekrósm, νεκρά f, νεκρόν n; first/second declension

  1. dead

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Noun[edit]

νεκρός ‎(nekrós) (genitive νεκροῦ); m, second declension

  1. a dead body, corpse
  2. one who is dead (in plural: the dead)
  3. dying person

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νεκρός ‎(nekrós).

Adjective[edit]

νεκρός ‎(nekrósm,  feminine: νεκρή (nekrí), neuter: νεκρό (nekró)

  1. dead

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Noun[edit]

νεκρός ‎(nekrósm ‎(plural νεκροί, feminine νεκρή)

  1. dead man

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