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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷréh₂us. Cognate to Latin gravis.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

βᾰρῠ́ς ‎(barúsm ‎(feminine βᾰρεῖᾰ, neuter βᾰρύ); first/third declension

  1. heavy, burdensome, oppressive
  2. weighty
  3. deep, hollow, loud (voice)
  4. grievous, troublesome, painful
  5. unwholesome
  6. hard, cruel
  7. strong, mighty

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βαρύς ‎(barús), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷréh₂us.

AdjectiveEdit

βαρύς ‎(varýsm ‎(feminine βαριά or βαρεία, neuter βαρύ)

  1. heavy, weighty
  2. harsh, strong

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