χθών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm, with the Proto-Indo-European cluster *dʰgʷʰ- metathesizing into Proto-Greek *kʷʰtʰ-. Cognates include Sanskrit क्ष ‎(kṣa) and Latin humus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

χθών ‎(khthṓn) (genitive χθονός); f, third declension

  1. ground, soil, surface of the earth
  2. earth, world
  3. land, country

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