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See also: γύρος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gew- (to curve, to bend), same source as Old Armenian կոր (kor), Lithuanian gurnas (ankle, hip, bone), and Norwegian kaure (curly lock of hair).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡŷː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡy.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣy.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈʝy.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈʝi.ros/
  • NounEdit

    γῦρος (gûrosm (genitive γῡ́ρου); second declension

    1. ring, circle

    InflectionEdit

    Related termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Greek: γύρος (gýros)
    • Latin: gȳrus (see there for further descendants)

    Further readingEdit