χειρ

See also: χείρ and χειρ-

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek χείρ (kheír); doublet of χέρι (chéri).

NounEdit

χειρ (cheirf (plural χείρες)

  1. Katharevousa form of χέρι (chéri, hand, arm)

Usage notesEdit

The word continues to be used in expressions such as ζητώ μια χείρα βοηθείας ("I ask for a helping hand") and in compound words.

Derived termsEdit