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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A vinicultural loan of Semitic origin. Compare Hebrew כַּד(kad), Ugaritic 𐎋𐎄 (kd), Imperial Aramaic 𐡊𐡃(kd), Punic 𐤊𐤃(kd). These languages have the word themselves from an unknown source, as Akkadian and Arabian and Ethiopian Semitic languages lack the word.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κᾰ́δος (kádosm (genitive κᾰ́δου); second declension

  1. pail, jar, cask, vessel for water or wine
  2. liquid measure
  3. funerary urn

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NounEdit

κάδος (kádosm (plural κάδοι)

  1. bin, bucket, pail, tub, cask
    κάδος απορριμμάτων (refuse bin)
    κάδος πλυντηρίου (washing machine drum)

DeclensionEdit