See also: καῖρος

Ancient GreekEdit

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NounEdit

καιρός (kairósm (genitive καιροῦ); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Doric, Koine)

  1. measure; proportion; fitness
  2. (of time): period (of time); season; time
  3. (often in a positive sense) proper time, opportunity; prime
  4. (loosely): God's time
  5. (in the plural) the times
  6. advantage, profit

Usage notesEdit

Not found in Homer, though it is used by other early authors who wrote in Epic Greek: Hesiod and Theognis.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: kairos
  • French: kairos
  • Greek: καιρός (kairós)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek καιρός (kairós).

NounEdit

καιρός (kairósm (plural καιροί)

  1. weather
    καιρού επιτρέποντοςkairoú epitrépontosweather permitting
  2. time, events
    από καιρό σε καιρόapó kairó se kairófrom time to time

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