κατακλυσμός

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κατά (katá, down) + κλύζω (klúzō, I wash off, wash away) (from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew- (clean)).

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NounEdit

κατακλυσμός (kataklusmósm (genitive κατακλυσμοῦ); second declension

  1. flood, inundation
  2. (metaphoric) deluge (e.g. a political deluge)

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