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βάθος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From βαθύς (bathús), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷehdʰ- (to sink, submerge).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

βάθος (báthos) (genitive βάθεος or βάθους); n, third declension;

  1. Extension in space: depth, height, breadth, fullness
  2. profundity

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: βάθος n (váthos, rank, grade)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

βάθος (váthosn (plural βάθη)

  1. (dimension) bottom, depth (of sea, etc)
    Η λίμνη έχει μεγάλο βάθος.I límni échei megálo váthos. ― The lake is very deep.
  2. (dimension) depth (of a cave, well, etc)
    Το σπήλαιο έχει ανυπολόγιστο βάθος.To spílaio échei anypológisto váthos. ― The cave has an unknown depth.
  3. (figuratively) profundity, background (of character)

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