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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵérh₂onts. Cognates include Sanskrit जरन्त (járanta), Old Armenian ծերուն (cerun), and Irish géaraid (champion).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡé.rɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡɛ.ron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣe.ron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈʝe.ron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈʝe.ron/
  • 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

    InflectionEdit

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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).