σκληρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelh₁- (to parch, wither) + -ρός (-rós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sklɛː.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /skleˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /skliˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /skliˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /skliˈros/
  • Adjective[edit]

    σκληρός (sklērósm (feminine σκληρή, neuter σκληρόν); first/second declension

    1. hard
    2. harsh

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek σκληρός (sklērós, hard, tough)

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    σκληρός (sklirósm (feminine σκληρή, neuter σκληρό)

    1. hard
    2. fierce, rough, cruel, harsh

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    Further reading[edit]

    • σκληρός in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]