σκάφος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From σκάπτω (skáptō, to dig) +‎ -ος (-os).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

σκᾰ́φος (skáphosn (genitive σκᾰ́φεος); third declension

  1. (nautical) hull of a ship
  2. (in general) ship itself
  3. (anatomy) hollow of the external ear

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: σκάφος (skáfos)
  • Italian: scafo

Further reading[edit]


Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκάφος (skáphos, boat, vessel).

Noun[edit]

σκάφος (skáfosn (plural σκάφη)

  1. hull
  2. craft, vessel, ship

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • and see: πλοίο n (ploío, large ship) for other types of vessel.

Related terms[edit]