κάθοδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κατά (katá, down) +‎ ὁδός (hodós, way, road).

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

    κᾰ́θοδος (káthodosf (genitive κᾰθόδου); second declension

    1. way down, descent
      Synonym: κατάβασις (katábasis)
      Antonym: ἄνοδος (ánodos)

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    Noun[edit]

    κάθοδος (káthodosf (plural κάθοδοι)

    1. decrease
    2. route downwards or southwards
    3. (physics) cathode
    4. (politics) participation in an election

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