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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀑𐀵 (ki-to). From some Central Semitic language *kittan. Compare Aramaic כִּיתּוּנָא(kittōnā, tunic) /‎ ܟܘܬܝܢܐ(kuttīnā, kottīnā, tunic), Hebrew כֻּתֹּנֶת(kuttṓnĕṯ, tunic); from the word for flax, Aramaic כּיתָּנָא(kittānā, flax) /‎ ܟܬܢܐ(kettānā, flax), Akkadian 𒃰 (GADA /kitû/, flax), Sumerian 𒃰 (gada, flax), ultimately a substrate word. Likely cognate with Latin tunica.

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χῐτών (khitṓnm (genitive χῐτῶνος); 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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NounEdit

χιτών (chitónm

  1. Katharevousa form of χιτώνας (chitónas)