βάθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βαθύς ‎(bathús), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷehdʰ- ‎(to sink, submerge).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

βάθος ‎(báthos) (genitive βάθεος or βάθους); n, third declension;

  1. Extension in space: depth, height, breadth, fullness
  2. profundity

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: βάθος n ‎(váthos, rank, grade)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

βάθος ‎(váthosn ‎(plural βάθη)

  1. (dimension) bottom, depth (of sea, etc)
    Η λίμνη έχει μεγάλο βάθος.I límni échei megálo váthos. ― The lake is very deep.
  2. (dimension) depth (of a cave, well, etc)
    Το σπήλαιο έχει ανυπολόγιστο βάθος.To spílaio échei anypológisto váthos. ― The cave has an unknown depth.
  3. (figuratively) profundity, background (of character)

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