κιβωτός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an original *τīβωτός (*tībōtós), from Aramaic תֵּיבוֹתָא(tēḇōṯā), from a merger of Egyptian

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(ḏbꜣt, sarcophagus, coffin) and

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(dbt, chest, box), as also synonymous Arabic تَابُوت(tābūt) and Hebrew תֵּבָה(tēḇā́)

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Noun[edit]

κῑβωτός (kībōtósf (genitive κῑβωτοῦ); second declension

  1. wooden box, chest, coffer

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References[edit]

  • κιβωτός in Liddell & Scott, A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940
  • κιβωτός in Liddell & Scott, An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889
  • κιβωτός in Bailly, Anatole, Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette, 1935
  • Hoffmann, Georg, “Bibliographische Anzeigen: I Gregorii Bar Ebhraya in evangelium Iohannis commentarius. E Thesauro mysteriorum desumptum edidit R. Schwartz. Gottingae, in aedibus Dietrichianis. MDCCCLXXVIII. 28 pp. 8. II Gregorii Abulfaragii Bar Ebhraya in actus apostolorum et epistulas catholicas adnotationes Syriace e recognitione Martini Klamroth. Diss. inaug. Gottingae, in aedibus Dietrichianis. MDCCCLXXVIII. 30 pp. 8”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 32, 1878, page 748 footnote 1
  • G2787 in Strong, James, Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Woodhouse, S. C., English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1910.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P., Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, →ISBN

Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ci.voˈtos/
  • Hyphenation: κι‧βω‧τός

Noun[edit]

κιβωτός (kivotósf (plural κιβωτοί)

  1. preserver

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