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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From some Central Semitic language *kittan, from the Akkadian [script needed] ‎(kitû) / [script needed] ‎(kita’um, flax", "linen), from Sumerian [script needed] ‎(gada) / [script needed] ‎(gida). Likely cognate with Latin tunica.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

χιτών ‎(khitṓnm ‎(genitive χιτῶνος); third declension

  1. man's tunic
  2. tunic
  3. coat of mail
  4. clothes
  5. coat, covering
  6. part of a shoe which covers the foot

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

NounEdit

χιτών ‎(chitónm

  1. Katharevousa form of χιτώνας ‎(chitónas)
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