ναῦς

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PIE root
*(s)neh₂-

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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