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χθών

See also: Χθών

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm, with the Proto-Indo-European cluster *dʰgʷʰ- metathesizing into Proto-Greek *kʷʰtʰ-. Cognates include Sanskrit क्ष (kṣa) and Latin humus.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χθών (khthṓn) (genitive χθονός) f, third declension

  1. ground, soil, surface of the earth
  2. earth, world
  3. land, country

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