χείρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵʰes-

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

χείρ ‎(kheírf ‎(genitive χειρός); third declension

  1. hand

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • p. 382 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.