ἄβυσσος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰewb-

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

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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 abussos abyssos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ἄβῠσσος.

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

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