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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kisteh₂ (woven container).[1]

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kís.tɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkis.te/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkis.ti/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈcis.ti/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈcis.ti/
  • NounEdit

    κῐ́στη (kístēf (genitive κῐ́στης); first declension

    1. box, chest, casket

    InflectionEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “κίστη”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 705