πυρά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

πυρᾱ́ (purā́f (genitive πυρᾶς); first declension

  1. funeral pyre
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Etymology 2[edit]

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πυρά (purán (genitive πυρῶν); second declension

  1. (attested as plural only) watchfires
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Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυρά (purá).

Noun[edit]

πυρά (pyráf (uncountable)

  1. the stake (when used in English with the definite article - a place of execution)
    θάνατος επί της πυράςthánatos epí tis pyrásdeath on the stake
  2. pyre
    η πυρά του βωμούi pyrá tou vomoúthe pyre of the altar
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Etymology 2[edit]

πῦρ (pûr)

Noun[edit]

πυρά (pyrán

  1. nominative accusative and vocative plural of πυρ (pyr)
    τα πυρά των όπλωνta pyrá ton óplonthe firings of arms

References[edit]

  • πυρά in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]