κάδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A vinicultural loan of Semitic origin. Compare Hebrew כַּד (kad), Ugaritic 𐎋𐎄 (kd), Imperial Aramaic 𐡊𐡃, Punic 𐤊𐤃 (kd). These languages have the word themselves from an unknown source, as Akkadian and Arabian and Ethiopian Semitic languages lack the word.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ká.dos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈka.dos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈka.ðos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈka.ðos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈka.ðos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κᾰ́δος (kádosm (genitive κᾰ́δου); second declension

    1. pail, jar, cask, vessel for water or wine
    2. liquid measure
    3. funerary urn

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    Greek[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    κάδος (kádosm (plural κάδοι)

    1. bin, bucket, pail, tub, cask
      κάδος απορριμμάτων (refuse bin)
      κάδος πλυντηρίου (washing machine drum)

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