πυρά

See also: πύρα

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

πῠρᾱ́ (purā́f (genitive πῠρᾶς); first declension

  1. funeral pyre
InflectionEdit
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DescendantsEdit
  • Greek: πυρά (pyrá)
  • Latin: pyra
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Etymology 2Edit

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PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

πυρά (purán (genitive πυρῶν); second declension

  1. (attested as plural only) watchfires
InflectionEdit
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GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈɾa/
  • Hyphenation: πυ‧ρά

Etymology 1Edit

Learnedly, from Ancient Greek πυρά (purá).

NounEdit

πυρά (pyráf (plural πυρές) (formal)

  1. the stake (when used in English with the definite article - a place of execution)
    θάνατος επί της πυράςthánatos epí tis pyrásdeath on the stake
  2. pyre
    η πυρά του βωμούi pyrá tou vomoúthe pyre of the altar
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Plural of πῦρ (pûr)

NounEdit

πυρά (pyrán

  1. (in the plural: military) firing of arms, Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of πυρ (pyr).
    τα πυρά των όπλωνta pyrá ton óplonthe firings of arms

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