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A reconstruction of a kore

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl, maiden).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

kore (plural korai or kores)

  1. (art, sculpture) An Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.
    • 1966, Spyros Meletzēs, Helenē A. Papadakē, Akropolis and Museum, page 42,
      Mus. No 685: Archaic kore of island marble (500-490 B. C.) 4 ft high. Attic work. This kore is not wearing the Ionian smile, but a look of solemn gravity. She does not gather up her robes with the left hand like the other kores, [] .
    • 1995, Irene Bald Romano, University of Pennsylvania Museum, The Terracotta Figurines and Related Vessels, page 14,
      Ducat believes that all the kore plastic vessels wearing transverse himatia ending in stepped folds over the abdomen originate in Rhodes (1966: 72).
    • 2002, Matthew Dillon, Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion, page 9,
      Inscribed dedications often took the form of korai (singular: kore): statues, usually life-size or larger of female figures, generally goddesses.

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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

kore

  1. plural of koor

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *kāsra, from Proto-Indo-European *kars (to scratch, rub). Compare Lithuanian kar̃šti (comb, curry), Latvian kā̀ršu (wool comb), Latin cardus (thistle), Middle High German harsten (become hard, rough).

NounEdit

kore f (indefinite plural kore, definite singular korja, definite plural koret)

  1. scrub, crust (of baked products, wounds)
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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

koro +‎ -e

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

kore

  1. cordially, heartily

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόρη (kórē, girl, maiden).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ko‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈkore/, [ˈko̞re̞]

NounEdit

kore

  1. kore (Greek sculpture)

DeclensionEdit

Speakers prefer not to inflect this word, and use it only for the nominative singular. If inflection is needed, the term kore-veistos (kore-sculpture) is used instead.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kore

  1. Rōmaji transcription of これ

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese correr.

VerbEdit

kore

  1. to run
  2. to race
  3. to hurry

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

kore f (5th declension)

  1. ridge
  2. gable
  3. comb
  4. crest
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MaoriEdit

NumeralEdit

kore

  1. zero

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese correr and Spanish correr and Kabuverdianu kori and Kabuverdianu kore.

VerbEdit

kore

  1. to flow
  2. to run

TernateEdit

NounEdit

kore

  1. wind (real or perceived movement of atmospheric air usually caused by convection or differences in air pressure)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh