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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

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