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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Earlier Proto-Hellenic *kréwas, from Proto-Indo-European *kréwh₂s. Cognates include Sanskrit क्रविस् (kravís), Latin cruor (Italian crudo), Proto-Slavic *kry, and Old English hrǣw (English raw).

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NounEdit

κρέᾰς (kréasn (genitive κρέως or κρέᾰτος); third declension

  1. flesh, meat
  2. carcass, body

InflectionEdit

κρέας was sometimes declined as stem κρέατ- and sometimes as stem κρέα-. Both are shown here. Compare the morphologically similar (but etymologically unrelated) κέρας (kéras, horn)

κρέατ-

κρέα- (contracted)

Other forms include Homeric κρέεσσι (kréessi), κρεάεσσι (kreáessi) (dative plural); κρειῶν (kreiôn), κρεάων (kreáōn) (genitive plural); and Cretan κρίως (kríōs) (genitive singular)

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κρέας (kréas).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkre̞as/
  • Hyphenation: κρέ‧ας

NounEdit

κρέας (kréasn (plural κρέατα)

  1. meat
    πρόβειο κρέαςpróveio kréasmutton
    (literally "sheep meat")

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