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See also: καρά

Ancient Greek

Alternative forms


κάρα (kára) n (genitive κάρατος); third declension

  1. head, face
  2. the head or top of anything, as of a mountain
  3. person


This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Usage notes

Later authors have dative κάρᾳ (kárāi), accusative κάραν (káran).


  • κάρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κάρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • «κάρα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • κάρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill