σορός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *tworHos, from Proto-Indo-European *twerH- (to enclose).[1] Cognate to Proto-Slavic *tvȏrъ (creature) and Proto-Slavic *tvoriti (to make).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

σορός (sorósf (genitive σοροῦ); second declension

  1. a vessel for holding human remains, specifically:
    1. urn for cremated remains
    2. coffin
  2. a nickname for an old man or woman

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1373

GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

σορός (sorósf (plural σοροί)

  1. corpse, cadaver, dead body
  2. coffin

DeclensionEdit

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