καί

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See also: και

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ϗ (ϗ) (ligature-cum-abbreviation, akin to &)
  • κάς (kás) (Cyprian)

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *kasi < *kati, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥t-, from *ḱóm (with). Compare Hittite [script needed] (kat-ti, along with).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (file)

Conjunction[edit]

καί (kaí)

  1. and
  2. even, also
  3. both ... and ... (when used in the construction καί ... καί ...)

Descendants[edit]

  • Esperanto: kaj (and)
  • Greek: και (kai, and)

References[edit]

  • καί in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • καί in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • καί in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «καί» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • καί in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • καί in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • G2532”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 615