όπισθεν

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄπισθεν (ópisthen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈopisθen/
  • Hyphenation: ό‧πισ‧θεν

Adverb[edit]

όπισθεν (ópisthen)

  1. (formal, archaic, with genitive) behind, at the back
    Κατοικεί στην Οδό Ιπποκράτους, όπισθεν του κολυμβητηρίου.Katoikeí stin Odó Ippokrátous, ópisthen tou kolymvitiríou.He lives on Ippokratous Street, behind the public swimming pool.
  2. (nautical) astern (backward)
    Όπισθεν ολοταχώς!Ópisthen olotachós!Full astern!

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Noun[edit]

όπισθεν (ópisthenf (indeclinable)

  1. (automotive) reverse (gear in car or motorbike that reverses the vehicle)
    Έβαλε όπισθεν αντί για πρώτη και τράκαρε.Évale ópisthen antí gia próti kai trákare.He put his car in reverse instead of first gear and crashed.