χρῶμα

See also: χρώμα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰrēw- (to grind, rub), extended from *gʰer- (to rub). See χρίω (khríō). Related to χρώς (khrṓs).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χρῶμᾰ (khrôman (genitive χρώμᾰτος); third declension

  1. skin (esp. the human body)
  2. colour (esp. of the skin or body); pigment
  3. complexion
  4. character of style in writing; ornaments
  5. chromatic scale; music

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: χρώμα (chróma)
  • English: chromo-

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