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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ba.rýs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /baˈrys/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /βaˈrys/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /vaˈrys/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /vaˈris/
  • AdjectiveEdit

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

    1. heavy, weighty
      Antonyms: ἀβαρής (abarḗs), ἐλαφρός (elaphrós), κοῦφος (koûphos)
    2. heavy, burdensome, oppressive
    3. deep, hollow, loud (voice)
    4. grievous, troublesome, painful
    5. unwholesome
    6. hard, cruel
    7. strong, mighty

    DeclensionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    Further readingEdit


    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

    DeclensionEdit

    Related termsEdit

    Further readingEdit

    • βαρύς in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]