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κλάδος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kl̥dos. Cognates include Latin clādes, Old Irish caill, and Old English holt (English holt).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κλάδος (kládos) (genitive κλάδου) m, second declension

  1. a young slip or shoot of a tree, such as is broken off for grafting
  2. an olive-branch which was wound round with wool and presented by suppliants
    1. laurel branches used in temples
  3. (figuratively) arm

InflectionEdit

The second declension is much more common, but the third is seen, especially in poetic works.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek κλάδος (kládos).

NounEdit

κλάδος (kládosm (plural κλάδος)

  1. (horticulture) branch, bough
  2. branch of organisation
  3. (biology) clade

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

see: κλαδί n (kladí, branch)