νόθος

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νόθος ‎(nóthosm ‎(feminine νόθη, neuter νόθον); first/second declension or
νόθος ‎(nóthosm, f ‎(neuter νόθον); second declension

  1. bastard, baseborn (born of a slave or concubine)
    1. (of animals) crossbred
  2. (generally, of persons and things) spurious, counterfeit, supposititious
    1. (of literary works) spurious

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νόθος ‎(nóthosm ‎(genitive νόθου); second declension

  1. (at Athens) a child of a citizen father and an alien mother
  2. (plural only, in Egypt) a class of temple-attendants

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νόθος ‎(nóthos, bastard).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈno.θos/
  • Hyphenation: νό‧θος

Adjective[edit]

νόθος ‎(nóthosm, feminine: νόθα (nóthaor νόθη (nóthi), neuter: νόθο (nótho)

  1. illegitimate, bastard
  2. mongrel
  3. false, spurious

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