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Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Hellenic *kórwos (boy) (whence Mycenaean Greek 𐀒𐀺 (ko-wo)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (to grow); see also Old Armenian սերիմ (serim, be born) and սերեմ (serem, bring forth), Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl) and κορέννυμι (korénnumi), Latin creō (produce, create, bring forth), crēscō and Ceres (goddess of agriculture).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

κόρος (kórosm (genitive κόρου); second declension

  1. boy, youth
  2. soldier
  3. son
  4. puppet, doll
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (to grow).

NounEdit

κόρος (kórosm (genitive κόρου); second declension

  1. being satisfied, satiety, surfeit
  2. insolence, petulance
InflectionEdit

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