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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pyː.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pyˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pyˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pyˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /piˈros/
  • Noun[edit]

    πῡρός (pūrósn (genitive πῡροῦ); second declension

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

    See etymology on the main entry.

    Pronunciation[edit]

     
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /py.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pyˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pyˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pyˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /piˈros/
  • Noun[edit]

    πῠρός (purós)

    1. genitive singular of πῦρ (pûr)

    Further reading[edit]

    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)