ἄβυσσος

See also: άβυσσος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

ἀ- (a-) +‎ βυθός (buthós, depth of the sea) Confer Sanskrit अगाध (agādha, fathomless; abyss, chasm).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ἄβῠσσος (ábussosm or f (neuter ἄβυσσον); second declension

  1. bottomless, boundless
  2. unfathomable

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

ἄβῠσσος (ábussosf (genitive ἀβύσσου); second declension

  1. bottomless pit, abyss
  2. the subterranean world of the dead: abyss

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: abyssus

Further readingEdit