Word Summary
korasion: girl
Original Word: κοράσιον
Transliteration: korasion
Phonetic Spelling: (kor-as'-ee-on)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: girl
Meaning: girl
Strong's Concordance
damsel, girl

Neuter of a presumed derivative of kore (a maiden); a (little) girl -- damsel, maid.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2877: κοράσιον

κοράσιον, κορασίου, τό (diminutive of κόρη), properly, a colloquial word used disparagingly (like the German Mädel), a little girl (in the epigram attributed to Plato in (Diogenes Laërtius 3, 33; Lucian, as. 6); used by later writers without disparagement (Winers Grammar, 24 (23)), a girl, damsel, maiden: Matthew 9:24; Matthew 14:11; Mark 5:41; Mark 6:22, 28; (occasionally, as in Epictetus diss. 2, 1, 28; 3, 2, 8; 4, 10, 33; the Sept. for נַעֲרָה; twice also for יַלְדָּה Joel 3:3 (Joel 4:3); Zechariah 8:5; (Tobit 6:12; Judith 16:12; Esther 2:2)). The form and use of the word are fully discussed in Lobeck ad Phryn., p. 73f, cf. Sturz, De dial. Maced. etc., p. 42f.