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χιτών

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Loanword of uncertain origin, possibly Semitic. Compare Phoenician 𐤊𐤕𐤍 (ktn), Arabic كاتتان (linen), Aramaic ܟiܬܬܐܢܐ, Hebrew כותתוניתה (coat) and Akkadian 𒆠𒋾 𒉡 (kitinnu). Likely cognate with Latin tunica.

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NounEdit

χιτών (khitṓn) (genitive χιτῶνος); m, third declension

  1. man's tunic
  2. tunic
  3. coat of mail
  4. clothes
  5. coat, covering
  6. part of a shoe which covers the foot

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

χιτών (chitónm

  1. Katharevousa form of χιτώνας (chitónas)