κῆτος

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See also: κύτος and κήτος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. Probably a Pre-Greek word.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κῆτος (kêtosn (genitive κήτους); third declension

  1. whale, sea monster
    1. (astronomy) the constellation Cetus
  2. abyss

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: κήτος (kítos)
  • Classical Syriac: ܩܐܛܐ(qē(ʾ)ṭāʾ)
  • Coptic: ⲕⲏⲧⲟⲥ (kētos)
  • Latin: cētus

Further reading[edit]