πάπυρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Egyptian.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pá.pyː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpa.py.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpa.py.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpa.py.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpa.pi.ros/
  • Noun[edit]

    πᾰ́πῡρος (pápūrosm, f (genitive πᾰπῡ́ρου); second declension

    1. the plant papyrus

    Inflection[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    • Latin: papȳrus (see there for further descendants)

    Further reading[edit]