βάθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From βαθύς (bathús), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeh₂dʰ- (to sink, submerge).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bá.tʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈba.tʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈβa.θos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈva.θos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈva.θos/
  • Noun[edit]

    βᾰ́θος (báthosn (genitive βᾰ́θεος or βᾰ́θους); third declension

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

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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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