Emotion/Feelings, Female, Greek mythology, Joy, K names, Love/Beloved, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Karis

Karis is a variant spelling of Charis which comes from Ancient Greek meaning “grace, kindness, beauty, elegance” which comes from khaírō (to be happy) from Proto-Hellenic *kʰəřřō (to rejoice) ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (to yearn for).In Greek mythology, a Charis refers to one of the Charites, referring to some minor goddesses (also known as the Graces) of charm, beauty, grace, joy, adornment,nature, festivity, human creativity and fertility. Charis is also the name of one of these goddesses who also went by Aglaea and Calé/Kale (pr. kal-ay).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Charis (Ancient Greek, English)

 

Male forms:

  • Chares (Ancient Greek)

 

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