χιτών

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Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀑𐀵 (ki-to). From some Central Semitic language *kittan, from the Akkadian [script needed] (kitû) / [script needed] (kita’um, flax", "linen), from Sumerian [script needed] (gada) / [script needed] (gida). Likely cognate with Latin tunica. See also English cotton.

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χῐτών (khitṓnm (genitive χῐτῶνος); third declension

  1. man's tunic
  2. tunic
  3. coat of mail
  4. clothes
  5. coat, covering
  6. part of a shoe which covers the foot

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Noun[edit]

χιτών (chitónm

  1. Katharevousa form of χιτώνας (chitónas)