ἔσχατος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly for Proto-Indo-European *eǵʰs-katos, from ἐξ ‎(ex, out). Compare with ἔγκατα ‎(énkata, intestines) and the same difficulty in ἐχθός ‎(ekhthós) = ἐκτός ‎(ektós).

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Adjective[edit]

ἔσχᾰτος ‎(éskhatosm ‎(feminine ἐσχᾰ́τη, neuter ἔσχᾰτον); first/second declension

  1. At one end of a continuum
    1. (of space) farthest, most remote [+genitive = from something or someone]
      1. last, at the end
      2. at the back, hindmost
      3. lowest
      4. highest
      5. innermost
    2. (of time) last
    3. (of degree) extreme
    4. (of quality) best; worst
  2. Neuter ἔσχᾰτον ‎(éskhaton), as substantive: the end, the utmost, the worst

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