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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kl̥h₂dos, from *kelh₂- (to break). Cognates include Latin clādes, Old Irish caill, Old English holt (English holt).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κλᾰ́δος (kládosm (genitive κλᾰ́δου); second declension

  1. a young slip or shoot of a tree, such as is broken off for grafting
  2. an olive-branch which was wound round with wool and presented by suppliants
    1. laurel branches used in temples
  3. (figuratively) arm

InflectionEdit

The second declension is much more common, but the third is seen, especially in poetic works.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learnedly, from the Ancient Greek κλάδος (kládos). The figurative and scientific senses, semantic loan from French branche and rameau.[1] Also see κλαρί (klarí). Possibly related to ὀκλαδόν (okladón).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkla.ðos/
  • Hyphenation: κλά‧δος

NounEdit

κλάδος (kládosm (plural κλάδος)

  1. (horticulture, formal) branch, bough
    Synonyms: κλαδί (kladí), κλαρί (klarí) (informal)
  2. (figuratively) branch of organisation
  3. (biology) clade

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ κλάδος in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.