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See also: ναῦς

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νᾱῦς (nāûs, ship), Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us. Cognate with Italian nave, Persian ناو (nâv).

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NounEdit

ναυς (nafsf (plural νήες)

  1. (nautical, obsolete) ship (large water vessel)
  2. (architecture) nave (part of a church)

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SynonymsEdit

  • see: πλοίο n (ploío, large ship) for other types of vessel.