πυρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *puHr- (corn), compare Lithuanian pū̃ras, or rather – considering the original uncommonness of proper wheat in Classical Antiquity, πόλτος (póltos) and Latin puls meaning porridge of spelt, χῡλός (khūlós) gruel of barley – from Semitic, compare Hebrew בָּר (bar, grain, especially of wheat) and Arabic بُرّ (burr, wheat).

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Noun[edit]

πῡρός (pūrósn (genitive πῡροῦ); second declension

  1. wheat
  2. a grain of wheat
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

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Noun[edit]

πῠρός (purós)

  1. genitive singular of πῦρ (pûr)

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References[edit]

  • Brown, John Pairman (2000) Israel and Hellas (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft; 276), volume II, Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, pages 9 seqq.

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

πυρός (pyrósn

  1. genitive singular of πυρ (pyr)