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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *kerp- (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).

NounEdit

κᾰρπός (karpósm (genitive κᾰρποῦ); second declension

  1. fruit, grain, produce, harvest
  2. the product of something: children (fruit of the body), poetry (fruit of the mind), profit
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Etymology 2Edit

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *kʷerp- (to turn); if so, related to Proto-Germanic *hwerbaną (to turn) (English wharf).

NounEdit

κᾰρπός (karpósm (genitive κᾰρποῦ); second declension

  1. wrist
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GreekEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek κᾰρπός (karpós, fruit, grain).

NounEdit

καρπός (karpósm (plural καρποί)

  1. fruit, grain
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Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek κᾰρπός (karpós, wrist).

NounEdit

καρπός (karpósm (plural καρποί)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
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