ἀσκηθής

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Apparently from ἀ- (a-, not) + *σκῆθος (skēthos, damage). Attempts have been made to connect the latter with Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌸𐌾𐌰𐌽 (skaþjan), but are unconvincing as Gothic 𐌸 does not match with Ancient Greek θ per Grimm’s law.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἀσκηθής (askēthēsm, ἀσκηθής f, ἀσκηθές n; third declension

  1. unhurt, unscathed, sound, healthy, unblemished

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