χηλός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, it may belong with χήμη (khḗmē, mussel) to Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁y- (to gape, be wide open), the same root of χάσκω (kháskō, to yawn).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χηλός (khēlósf (genitive χηλοῦ); second declension

  1. large chest, coffer
  2. coffin

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DescendantsEdit

  • Classical Syriac: ܟܘܝܠܐ

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