Ancient Greek

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From ἐκ (ek, out). Cognate with Old Irish acht (but, provided that), Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌸𐌸𐌰𐌿 (aiþþau).

Pronunciation

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Adverb

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ἐκτός (ektós)

  1. without, outside, out
  2. (absolute) external, strange, vulgar
  3. out

Preposition

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ἐκτός (ektós) (governs the genitive)

  1. out of, far from

Descendants

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  • Greek: εκτός (ektós)
  • English: ecto-

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