κρεβάτι

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek κρεβάτι(ο)ν (krebáti(o)n), from Koine Greek κραβ(β)άτιον (krab(b)átion), from a diminutive of Ancient Greek κράββατος (krábbatos).

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Noun[edit]

κρεβάτι (krevátin (plural κρεβάτια)

  1. bed
  2. A marriage custom, usually some days before the marriage, during which friends and relatives throw money on the marriage bed.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: krevat
  • Aromanian: crivati
  • Romanian: crivat (regional, archaic)
  • Ottoman Turkish: كروت(kerevet) (see there for further descendants)