νύχτα

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Byzantine Greek νύχτα (núkhta), form of νύκτα (núkta) from Ancient Greek νύξ (núx), as in the accusative singular νύκτα (núkta),[1][2] from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Cognate with Mariupol Greek ны́хта (nýxta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈni.xta/
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  • Hyphenation: νύ‧χτα

Noun[edit]

νύχτα (nýchtaf (plural νύχτες)

  1. night

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References[edit]

  1. ^ νύχταΛεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “νύχτα”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre