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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to πείρω (peírō, to pierce, to run through) or περάω (peráō, to drive right through), from πέρα (péra). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *per-.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pó.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpo.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpo.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpo.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpo.ros/
  • NounEdit

    πόρος (pórosm (genitive πόρου); second declension

    1. a means of passage, passage-way, way, opening
    2. especially passage over a body of water: ford, strait, ferry, bridge
    3. a means to an end
    4. (biology) fiber, filament, thread
    5. journey

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros).

    NounEdit

    πόρος (pórosm (plural πόροι)

    1. (anatomy) pore, duct
      Ο ιδρώτας έτρεχε από κάθε πόρο του δέρματος μας.O idrótas étreche apó káthe póro tou dérmatos mas.Sweat ran from every pore of our skin.
    2. (plural) resources, (financial) means
      φυσικοί πόροιfysikoí póroinatural resources

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