necro-

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See also: necro, nécro, and nécro-

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νεκρο- (nekro-), the combining form of νεκρός (nekrós, dead body), from the 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), nocēo (to hurt, harm), nex (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-n-θ-y-t-y /vi-nathayatiy/, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌(nasiieiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎-(nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

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necro-

  1. death or dead tissue.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌnɛ.kro/
  • Hyphenation: nè‧cro-

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necro-

  1. necro-

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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".

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necro-

  1. necro-

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