νεκρός

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From νέκυς ‎(nékus, a dead body), from Proto-Indo-European suffixed full-grade *nekro- of *neḱ- ‎(perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu ‎(death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius ‎(harmful), Latin nocēre ‎(to hurt, harm), Latin nex ‎(murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 ‎(vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎 ‎(nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति ‎(naśyati, disappear, perish)

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AdjectiveEdit

νεκρός ‎(nekrósm ‎(feminine νεκρά, neuter νεκρόν); first/second declension

  1. dead

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NounEdit

νεκρός ‎(nekrósm ‎(genitive νεκροῦ); second declension nekros may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek νεκρός.

  1. a dead body, corpse
  2. one who is dead (in plural: the dead)
  3. dying person

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ReferencesEdit

  • νεκρός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «νεκρός» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «νεκρός» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «νεκρός» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «νεκρός» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νεκρός ‎(nekrós).

AdjectiveEdit

νεκρός ‎(nekrósm ‎(feminine νεκρή, neuter νεκρό)

  1. dead

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NounEdit

νεκρός ‎(nekrósm ‎(plural νεκροί, feminine νεκρή)

  1. dead man

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