κάστανα

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See also: καστανά

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Pre-Greek. Claimed by ancient writers to derive from Καστανέα (Kastanéa), a location in Asia Minor, but the location itself is most likely named after the tree. Potentially from Doric Greek κάστον (káston, wood). Compare also with Old Armenian կասկ (kask).

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Noun[edit]

κᾰ́στᾰνᾰ (kástanan pl (genitive κᾰστᾰ́νων); second declension

  1. sweet chestnuts

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Noun[edit]

κάστανα (kástanan

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of κάστανο (kástano).