cheir-


cheir-
or cheiro-
— see chir-

* * *

cheir-, cheiro-
repr. Gr. χειρ(ο-, combining form of χείρ hand, frequent in the generic names of Natural History. In words that have come through Latin, written chir-, chiro-, q.v.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • chéir- — ⇒CHÉIR(O) , CHIR(O) , (CHÉIR , CHÉIRO , CHIR , CHIRO ), élément préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr. « main », entrant dans la compos. d un certain nombre de mots scientifiques. I. [Sous la forme chéir(o) ] A. BOTANIQUE : chéiranthère, subst. fém. «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cheir... — cheir..., Cheir... vgl. ↑cheiro..., Cheiro …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Cheir — (gr.), die Hand, davon die folgenden Zusammensetzungen; die nicht hier zu finden sind, s. Chir …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • chéir- — Pour les mots scientifiques composés de chéir.... Du grec, main, voy. chir …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cheir(o)- — [Gr. cheir hand] a combining form denoting relationship to the hand. For words beginning thus, see also those beginning chir(o) …   Medical dictionary

  • cheir — cheine, ȝie, cheir obs. ff. chain, cheer …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheir- — See cheiro . * * * (cheiro ) prefix denoting the hand(s). Examples: cheiralgia (pain in); cheiroplasty (plastic surgery of) …   Medical dictionary

  • Cheir — nm éboulis, amoncellement de pierres Auvergne, Vivarais. Var.: cher, chier, cheire Alpes …   Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • cheir — o (G). A hand …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • cheir- — cheiro combining form denoting the hand(s). cheiralgia pain in cheiroplasty plastic surgery of …   The new mediacal dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.