κάθαρσις

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Ancient GreekEdit

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  • κόθαρσις (kotharsis)

EtymologyEdit

From καθαίρω (kathairō, to cleanse) +‎ -σις (-sis).

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NounEdit

κάθαρσις (katharsis) (genitive καθάρσεως) f, third declension

  1. cleansing, purification (in a moral/spiritual sense)
  2. clarification, explanation
  3. purging, evacuation (in a medical sense)
  4. pruning trees, shearing grain, clearing land

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 16:52