κέρας

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κέρας ‎(kérasn ‎(genitive κέρατος, κέραος, κέρως); third declension keras may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek κέρας.

  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

κέρας was sometimes declined as stem κέρατ- and sometimes as stem κέρα-. Both are shown here.

κέρατ-

κέρα- (uncontracted)

ReferencesEdit

  • κέρας in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «κέρας» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κέρας» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «κέρας» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «κέρας» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

GreekEdit

NounEdit

κέρας ‎(kérasn ‎(plural κέρατα)

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

DeclensionEdit

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