πορθμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *per- (to carry forth), the same root of πείρω (peírō, to pierce), πόρος (póros, means of passage), Latin portus (harbour, port) and Proto-Germanic *fardiz (journey).

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Noun[edit]

πορθμός (porthmósm (genitive πορθμοῦ); second declension

  1. strait, narrow sea, place crossed by a ferry
  2. (in general) sea
  3. tube, any narrow passage
  4. crossing by a ferry, passage

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: πορθμός (porthmós)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πορθμός (porthmós).

Noun[edit]

πορθμός (porthmósm (plural πορθμοί)

  1. (nautical) strait, channel, narrows
    Synonym: στενό (stenó)

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