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-.

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πόρος (pórosm (genitive πόρου); second declension

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

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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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