κυβερνήτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

κῠβερνάω (kubernáō, to steer) +‎ -της (-tēs)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ky.ber.nɛ̌ː.tɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ky.bɛrˈne.tes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ky.βerˈni.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /cy.verˈni.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ci.verˈni.tis/
  • Noun[edit]

    κῠβερνήτης (kubernḗtēsm (genitive κῠβερνήτου); first declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Koine)

    1. a captain, a steersman, a pilot, a navigator
    2. (figuratively) a guide

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek κυβερνήτης (kubernḗtēs).

    Noun[edit]

    κυβερνήτης (kyvernítism (plural κυβερνήτες)

    1. governor (leader of a region or state)
    2. (nautical) captain, skipper
    3. pilot (of an aircraft)

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    Further reading[edit]

    • κυβερνήτης in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]