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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us, cognate with Latin nāvis, Persian ناو(nâv), and Sanskrit नौ (nau, ship), नाव (nāva, ship). The earliest attested reference to the word is the Mycenaean Greek 𐀙𐀄𐀈𐀗 (na-u-do-mo, shipbuilders).

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NounEdit

ναῦς (naûsf (genitive νεώς); third declension

  1. a ship

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ναυς (nafs)

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