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]