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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).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kré.as/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkrɛ.as/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkre.as/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkre.as/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈkre.as/
  • 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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    GreekEdit

    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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