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γέρας

First declension Noun; Masculine Transliteration:

Principal Part: γέρας

Structure: γερ (Stem) + ᾱς (Ending)

Sense

  1. a gift of honour, the last honour, privilege or prerogative

Declension

First declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.

Examples

  • Καὶ ἐλάλησε Κύριοσ πρὸσ Ἀαρών. καὶ ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ δέδωκα ὑμῖν τὴν διατήρησιν τῶν ἀπαρχῶν. ἀπὸ πάντων τῶν ἡγιασμένων μοι παρὰ τῶν υἱῶν Ἰσραὴλ σοὶ δέδωκα αὐτὰ εἰσ γέρασ καὶ τοῖσ υἱοῖσ σου μετὰ σὲ νόμιμον αἰώνιον. (Septuagint, Liber Numeri 18:8)
  • γ πυθομένου δέ μου τῶν συμβούλων, πῶσ ἂν ἀχθείη τοῦτο ἐπὶ πέρασ, ὁ σωφροσύνῃ παῤ ἡμῖν διενέγκασ καὶ ἐν τῇ εὐνοίᾳ ἀπαραλλάκτωσ καὶ βεβαίᾳ πίστει ἀποδεδειγμένοσ καὶ δεύτερον τῶν βασιλειῶν γέρασ ἀπενηνεγμένοσ Ἀμὰν (Septuagint, Liber Esther 3:16)
  • καὶ οὐκ ἔγνωσαν μυστήρια Θεοῦ, οὐδὲ μισθὸν ἤλπισαν ὁσιότητοσ, οὐδὲ ἔκριναν γέρασ ψυχῶν ἀμώμων. (Septuagint, Liber Sapientiae 2:22)
  • ἆ τρισευδαίμ[ων ἀνήρ, ὃ παρὰ Ζηνὸσ λαχὼν πλείσταρχον Ἑλλάνων γέρασ οἶδε πυργωθέντα πλοῦτον μὴ μελαμ‐ φαρέϊ κρύπτειν σκότῳ. (Bacchylides, , epinicians, ode 3 3:2)
  • ᾧ δὲ σὺ πρεσβύτατον νείμῃσ γέρασ νίκασ ἐπ’ ἀνθρώποισιν εὔδοξοσ κέκλη‐ ται καὶ πολυζήλωτοσ. (Bacchylides, , epinicians, ode 7 1:24)

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Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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