καθαρτικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κᾰθαίρω (kathaírō, to cleanse, to purify) +‎ -τῐκός (-tikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ka.tʰar.ti.kós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ka.tʰar.tiˈkos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ka.θar.tiˈkos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ka.θar.tiˈkos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ka.θar.tiˈkos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    κᾰθᾰρτῐκός (kathartikósm (feminine κᾰθᾰρτῐκή, neuter κᾰθᾰρτῐκόν); first/second declension

    1. of or fit for cleansing or purifying
    2. (medicine) promoting catharsis, purgative

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek καθαρτικός (kathartikós).

    Adjective[edit]

    καθαρτικός (kathartikósm (feminine καθαρτική, neuter καθαρτικό)

    1. cleansing
    2. laxative

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