See also: ναυς

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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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ναῦς ‎(naûsf ‎(genitive νεώς); third declension

  1. a ship

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