κέρας

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱer-. Cognates include Latin cervus and Sanskrit शिरस् (śiras).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κέρας (keras) (genitive κέρατος, κέραος, κέρως) n, third declension

  1. horn (of an animal)
  2. horn as a material, or anything made of horn, such as a bow.
  3. horn (musical instrument)
  4. arm or branch of a river

InflectionEdit

κέρας was sometimes declined as stem κέρατ- and sometimes as stem κέρα-. Both are shown here.

κέρατ-

κέρα- (uncontracted)

κέρα- (contracted)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

NounEdit

κέρας (kérasn (plural κέρατα)

  1. (anatomy) horn
  2. (music) horn (wind instrument)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • κέρατο n (kérato, horn)
  • κερατίνη f (keratíni, keratin)
  • κερατάς m (keratás, cuckold)

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Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 05:25