χέρσος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰers- (stand erect).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰér.sos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkʰɛr.sos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈxer.sos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈçer.sos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈçer.sos/
  • Noun[edit]

    χέρσος (khérsosf (genitive χέρσου); second declension

    1. dry land

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    Adjective[edit]

    χέρσος (khérsosm, f (neuter χέρσον); second declension

    1. dry, firm
    2. dry, hard, barren,
    3. (of woman) barren

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    Further reading[edit]

    • χέρσος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • χέρσος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • χέρσος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • χέρσος in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • χέρσος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • χέρσος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.