See also: καί

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (contraction): κι (ki)
  • ϗ (ϗ) – ligature-cum-abbreviation, akin to &

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek καί (kaí, and). Cognate with Tsakonian τσαι and Italiot Greek ce (and).

PronunciationEdit

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ConjunctionEdit

και (kai)

  1. and
    με γάλα και ζάχαρηme gála kai záchariwith milk and sugar
    Φάγαμε και ήπιαμε καλά.Fágame kai ípiame kalá.We ate and drank well.
  2. also
    ήταν και ο Γιώργος εκεί.ítan kai o Giórgos ekeí.George was also there.
  3. plus, and
    Δύο και δύο κάνουν τέσσερα.Dýo kai dýo kánoun téssera.Two and two make four.
  4. past (time)
    Η ώρα είναι δύο και τέταρτο.I óra eínai dýo kai tétarto.The time is a quarter past two.

SynonymsEdit

  • ϗ (ϗ, &, ampersand)

Derived termsEdit