κλύδων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *klūd-. Cognates include Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌿𐍄𐍂𐍃 (hlūtrs), Welsh clir, and Latin cluō, clovāca.

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Noun[edit]

κλῠ́δων (klúdōnm (genitive κλῠ́δωνος); third declension

  1. wave, billow, and collectively, surf, rough water
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 194–196
      εἴτ᾽ ἐς μέγαν θάλαμον Ἀμφιτρίτας / εἴτ᾽ ἐς τὸν ἀπόξενον ὅρμων / Θρῄκιον κλύδωνα
      eít es mégan thálamon Amphitrítas / eít es tòn apóxenon hórmōn / Thrḗikion klúdōna
  2. splashing
  3. flood

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