necro-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From combining form of Ancient Greek νεκρός ‎(nekrós, dead body),from Proto-Indo-European suffixed full-grade *nekro- of *neḱ- ‎(perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu ‎(death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius ‎(harmful), Latin nocēre ‎(to hurt, harm), Latin nex ‎(murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 ‎(vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎 ‎(nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति ‎(naśyati, disappear, perish).

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necro-

  1. Forming compound words related to death or dead tissue.

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Italian[edit]

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necro-

  1. necro-

Portuguese[edit]

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necro-

  1. necro- (relating to death)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νεκρο- ‎(nekro-), combining form of νεκρός ‎(nekrós) "dead".

Prefix[edit]

necro-

  1. necro-

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