βάρκα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek βάρκα (bárka) attested in the 6th century (John the Lydian), a reborrowing from Late Latin barca, from Vulgar Latin *bārica, from Latin bāris (Egyptian shallow wide flat-bottomed river boat), from Ancient Greek βᾶρις (bâris), from Demotic br, from Egyptian bꜣjr, further origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

βάρκα (várkaf (plural βάρκες)

  1. (nautical) small boat or launch, dinghy

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See also[edit]

  • see: πλοίο n (ploío, large ship) for other types of vessel