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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτοκίνητος (autokínētos, self-moved), from αὐτός (autós, self) + κινητός (kinētós, moved), from κινοῦμαι (kinoûmai), middle of κῑνέω (kīnéō, set in motion, move). Calque of French automobile.

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  • IPA(key): [a.ftoˈci.ni.to]
  • Hyphenation: αυ‧το‧κί‧νη‧το

NounEdit

αυτοκίνητο (aftokíniton (plural αυτοκίνητα)

  1. car, motorcar, automobile
  2. (loosely) bus, truck, lorry

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