χοῦς

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰew-, the same root of χέω (khéō, to pour).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

χοῦς (khoûsm (genitive χοός); third declension

  1. measure of capacity corrispondent to 12 cotylae
  2. soil excavated or heaped up
  3. dust, cloud of dust
    Synonyms: κονιορτός (koniortós), κονίσαλος (konísalos)

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: chous

Further reading[edit]