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]

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

    κῆτος (kêtosn (genitive κήτους); third declension

    1. whale, sea monster
    2. abyss

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