from Byzantine Greek καθέν (kathén), neuter form of καθείς (katheís), from Ancient Greek καθ' εἶς ‎(kath' eîs) "one by one, one after another", from ἕν καθ' έν ‎(hén kath' én) "one by one".


κάθε ‎(káthe) ‎(invariable, a distributive determiner)

  1. (individual): every, each
    κάθε υποψήφιος καλείται να …‎ ― káthe ypopsífios kaleítai na … ― each/every candidate is required to …
  2. (whatever): any
    με κάθε τίμημα‎ ― me káthe tímima ― at any price
  3. (repetition): every, each
    δουλεύει κάθε σαββατοκύριακο‎ ― doulévei káthe savvatokýriako ― he works every weekend
  4. (derigatory): any
    κάθε ανόητος μπορεί να …‎ ― káthe anóitos boreí na … ― any fool can …

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