ἄβυσσος

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See also: άβυσσος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ἀ- (a-) +‎ βυθός (buthós, depth of the sea)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.bys.sos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.bys.sos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.βys.sos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.vys.sos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.vi.sos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ἄβῠσσος (ábussosm, f (neuter ἄβυσσον); second declension

    1. bottomless, boundless
    2. unfathomable

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    Noun[edit]

    ἄβῠσσος (ábussosf (genitive ἀβύσσου); second declension

    1. bottomless pit, abyss
    2. the subterranean world of the dead: abyss

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