χαρακτήρ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From χαράσσω (kharássō, I scratch, engrave) +‎ -τήρ (-tḗr, agent noun suffix).

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NounEdit

χᾰρᾰκτήρ (kharaktḗrm (genitive χᾰρᾰκτῆρος); third declension

  1. instrument used for engraving
  2. person who engraves, engraver
  3. impress, stamp, seal
  4. reproduction, representation
  5. figure, letter, character
  6. characteristic, character
  7. style

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