κύτος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ký.tos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈky.tos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈky.tos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈcy.tos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈci.tos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κῠ́τος (kútosn (genitive κῠ́τεος or κῠ́τους); third declension

    1. a hollow
    2. any vessel; e.g. a jar, an urn, a vase, etc.
    3. (used of any hollow container) the occiput, the chest, a plant’s root, the uterus, an ox’s abomasum, the body in general, the trunk thereof, metaphorically the polis, etc.

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Ancient Greek κύτος (kútos)

    Noun[edit]

    κύτος (kýtosn (plural κύτη)

    1. ship or aeroplane's hull

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