καπνός

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καπνός (kapnós, smoke), from a Proto-Indo-European root akin to *kwep- (to smoke, boil, move violently); see also Lithuanian kūpėti (to boil over), Old Church Slavonic кꙑпети (kypeti, to boil), Sanskrit कुप्यति (kupyati, become agitated, bubbles up), and Latin cupio.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈpno̞s/
  • Hyphenation: κα‧πνός

Noun[edit]

καπνός (kapnósm (plural καπνοί)

  1. smoke
    δεν υπάρχει καπνός χωρίς φωτιά (there is no smoke without fire)
  2. tobacco (plant and its products)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots