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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