πῦρ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *péh₂ur. Cognates include Old Armenian հուր (hur), Hittite 𒉺𒀪𒄯 (paḫḫur), Tocharian A por, Tocharian B puwar, and Old English fȳr (English fire).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πῦρ (pur) (genitive πυρός) n, third declension

  1. a fire
    1. a funerary fire
    2. a sacrificial fire
  2. lightning
  3. a fever

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • πυρά (pura)
  • πυράζω (purazō)
  • πυρακτέω (purakteō)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 4 February 2014, at 14:06