- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /karpós/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /karpós/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /karpós/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /karpós/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /kaɾpós/
From Proto-Indo-European *kerp-, *skerp- (“pluck, harvest”); see also West Frisian hjerst, Dutch herfst, German Herbst, Middle Low German hervest (“autumn”) (Dutch Low Saxon haarfst (“autumn”)), Danish høst, Latin carpere 'to seize', and κείρω (keírō, “to cut off”).
- fruit, grain, produce, harvest
- the product of something: children (fruit of the body), poetry (fruit of the mind), profit
- καρπός in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
- G2590 in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible.
- Bauer lexicon
Cognate with Latin carpus "wrist"