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Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kar.pós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /karˈpos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /karˈpos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /karˈpos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /karˈpos/
  • 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 carpō (to seize), and κείρω (keírō, to cut off).

    NounEdit

    κᾰρπός (karpósm (genitive κᾰρποῦ); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Doric, Koine)

    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
    DeclensionEdit
    Related termsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    From Ancient Greek κᾰρπός (karpós, wrist).

    NounEdit

    καρπός (karpósm (plural καρποί)

    1. (anatomy) wrist
    DeclensionEdit