κάρφος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κάρφω (kárphō, I dry up, I wither) +‎ -ος (-os).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κᾰ́ρφος (kárphosn (genitive κᾰ́ρφους or κᾰ́ρφεος); third declension

  1. arid stalk, dry twig, chip of wood
  2. dry straw

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: carphos

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