κῆπος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *keh₂po- (land, garden). Cognate with Albanian kopsht (garden).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κῆπος (kêposm (genitive κήπου); second declension

  1. garden
  2. female genitals
    • Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, 2,116, R.D. Hicks, 1925.
      καὶ μέντοι τοὺς Ἀρεοπαγίτας εὐθέως αὐτὸν κελεῦσαι τῆς πόλεως ἐξελθεῖν. ὅτε καὶ Θεόδωρον τὸν ἐπίκλην θεὸν ἐπισκώπτοντα εἰπεῖν, "πόθεν δὲ τοῦτ’ ᾔδει Στίλπων; ἢ ἀνασύρας αὐτῆς τὸν κῆπον ἐθεάσατο;"
      kaì méntoi toùs Areopagítas euthéōs autòn keleûsai tês póleōs exeltheîn. hóte kaì Theódōron tòn epíklēn theòn episkṓptonta eipeîn, "póthen dè toût’ ḗidei Stílpōn? ḕ anasúras autês tòn kêpon etheásato?"
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Synonym: δορίαλλος (doríallos)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: κήπος (kípos)

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