See also: γερών

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵérh₂onts. Cognates include Sanskrit जरन्त ‎(járanta) and Old Armenian ծեր ‎(cer). Compare especially Old Armenian ծերուն ‎(cerun), and the Irish gearait.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

γέρων ‎(gérōnm ‎(genitive γέροντος); third declension

  1. an old man
  2. (in the plural) elders, i.e. a ruling or advisory council
  3. (as an adjective) old

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GreekEdit

AdjectiveEdit

γέρων ‎(géron)

  1. Genitive masculine plural form of γέρος ‎(géros).

NounEdit

γέρων ‎(géronm

  1. Genitive plural form of γέρος ‎(géros).
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