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κατακλυσμός

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κατακλύζω (kataklúzō, I wash off, wash away, deluge, inundate) (from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew- (clean)) + -μός (-mós).

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NounEdit

κᾰτᾰκλῠσμός (kataklusmósm (genitive κᾰτᾰκλῠσμοῦ); second declension

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

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