κλέος

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *kléwos (whence Mycenaean Greek 𐀐𐀩𐀺 (ke-re-wo)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos. Cognates include Sanskrit श्रवस् (śrávas), Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬯(havars), Old Armenian լու (lu), լսեմ (lsem), Old Church Slavonic слово (slovo), Old Irish clú, Welsh clywed. Compare κλύω (klúō, I hear) and κλέω (kléō).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κλέος (kléosn (genitive *κλέεος); third declension

  1. rumour, report
  2. good report, fame, glory
  3. (rare) bad report, disrepute

InflectionEdit

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Only used in the nominative and accusative singular κλέος (kléos) and the Epic nominative plural κλέᾰ (kléa), κλεῖᾰ (kleîa).

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κλέος (kléos, fame, report).

NounEdit

κλέος (kléosn (plural κλέη)

  1. renown, fame
  2. honour (UK), honor (US)

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