πόρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to πείρω (peírō, to pierce, to run through) or περάω (peráō, to drive right through), from πέρα (péra). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *per-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

πόρος (pórosm (genitive πόρου); second declension

  1. a means of passage, passageway, way, opening
  2. especially passage over a body of water: ford, strait, ferry, bridge
  3. a pore on the skin
  4. a means to an end
  5. (biology) fiber, filament, thread
  6. journey

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: πόρος (póros)
  • Latin: porus (see there for further descendants)
  • Tsakonian: πόρε (door)
  • English: porous

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros).

Noun[edit]

πόρος (pórosm (plural πόροι)

  1. (anatomy) pore, duct
    Ο ιδρώτας έτρεχε από κάθε πόρο του δέρματος μας.
    O idrótas étreche apó káthe póro tou dérmatos mas.
    Sweat ran from every pore of our skin.
  2. (plural) resources, (financial) means
    φυσικοί πόροιfysikoí póroinatural resources

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