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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-; see there for more.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ké.ras/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkɛ.ras/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈke.ras/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈce.ras/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈce.ras/
  • NounEdit

    κέρας (kérasn (genitive κέρᾱτος or κέρᾰος or κέρως); third declension

    1. horn (of an animal)
    2. horn as a material, or anything made of horn, such as a bow.
    3. horn (musical instrument)
    4. arm or branch of a river

    InflectionEdit

    κέρᾰς (kéras) was sometimes declined using the stem κέρᾰτ- (kérat-) and sometimes the stem κέρᾰ- (kéra-). Both are shown below.

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    GreekEdit

    NounEdit

    κέρας (kérasn (plural κέρατα)

    1. (anatomy) horn
    2. (music) horn (wind instrument)

    DeclensionEdit

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