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

  1. dead

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νεκρός (nekrósm (genitive νεκροῦ); second declension

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

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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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