νόθος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

νόθος (nothosm, νόθη f, νόθον n; first/second declension or
νόθος (nothosm, νόθος f, νόθον n; second declension

  1. bastard, baseborn (born of a slave or concubine)
    1. (of animals) crossbred
  2. (generally, of persons and things) spurious, counterfeit, supposititious
    1. (of literary works) spurious

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Derived termsEdit

  • νόθως (nothōs)

AntonymsEdit

  • γνήσιος (gnēsios)

NounEdit

νόθος (nothos) (genitive νόθου) m, second declension

  1. (at Athens) a child of a citizen father and an alien mother
  2. (plural only, in Egypt) a class of temple-attendants

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek νόθος (nothos, bastard).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

νόθος (nóthosm,  feminine: νόθα (nótha) or νόθη (nóthi), neuter: νόθο (nótho)

  1. illegitimate, bastard
  2. mongrel
  3. false, spurious

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