πυρετός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of πῦρ (pûr, fire).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /py.re.tós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /py.rɛˈtos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /py.reˈtos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /py.reˈtos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pi.reˈtos/
  • Noun[edit]

    πυρετός (puretósm (genitive πυρετοῦ); second declension

    1. heat
    2. fever

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek πυρετός (puretós, fever).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): [piɾɛˈtɔs]
    • Hyphenation: πυ‧ρε‧τός

    Noun[edit]

    πυρετός (pyretósm (plural πυρετοί)

    1. fever, pyrexia
      κίτρινος πυρετόςkítrinos pyretósyellow fever
    2. (figuratively) frenzy, fever
      απεργιακός πυρετόςapergiakós pyretósstrike fever

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