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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Semitic loanword. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (kurkanū), Arabic كُرْكُم (kúrkum), and Hebrew Hebrew כרכום (karkom).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κρόκος (krókosm (genitive κρόκου); second declension

  1. saffron, Crocus sativus
  2. saffron (dye)
  3. yolk (of an egg)
    Antonyms: λευκόν (leukón)

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • κρόκος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κρόκος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κρόκος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • κρόκος in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • κρόκος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • κρόκος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κρόκος (krókos).

NounEdit

κρόκος (krókosm (plural κρόκοι)

  1. yolk, egg yolk
    κρόκος αυγούkrókos avgoúegg yolk
  2. (botany) crocus
  3. (herb) saffron

DeclensionEdit

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