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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *tʰéros, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰéros (heat; warm weather), from *gʷʰer- (warm, hot) +‎ *-os (action noun suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰé.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtʰɛ.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈθe.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈθe.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈθe.ros/
  • NounEdit

    θέρος (thérosn (genitive θέρεος or θέρους); third declension

    1. heat
    2. summer
    3. harvest, crop

    InflectionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    GreekEdit

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /ˈθe̞ro̞s/
    • Hyphenation: θέ‧ρος

    Etymology 1Edit

    A borrowing from Ancient Greek θέρος (théros), retaining the neuter gender.

    NounEdit

    θέρος (thérosn (uncountable)

    1. (singular only, formal, sciences) summer, summertime
      Synonyms: καλοκαίρι (kalokaíri)
    DeclensionEdit

    Coordinate termsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    From Ancient Greek θέρος (théros) with change of gender to masculine.

    NounEdit

    θέρος (thérosm (uncountable)

    1. (singular only) harvest, vintage
    2. (singular only) harvest time
    DeclensionEdit

    Further readingEdit

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