χείρ

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See also: χειρ and χειρ-

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰésōr (hand). Cognate with Old Armenian ձեռն (jeṙn), Old Persian 𐎭𐎿𐎫 (dasta), Albanian dorë (hand), Tocharian A tsar, and Latin hir (hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

χείρ (kheírf (genitive χειρός); third declension

  1. hand

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: chiro-, chiral, chirality
  • Greek: χειρ (cheir), χέρι (chéri)

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