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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From βαίνω (baínō, I walk), βᾰτός (batós, passable).

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-βᾰ́της (-bátēsm (genitive -βᾰ́του); first declension (feminine: -βᾰ́τις)

  1. (forming nouns) masculine: one who walks on what is defined by the first combining form
    ὄρος (óros, (τοῦ ὄρε-ος) mountain) + ‎-βάτης (-bátēs) → ‎ὀρειβάτης (oreibátēs, mountain-ranging)

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek -βᾰ́της.

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-βάτης (-vátism (feminine -βάτισσα), also fem: -βάτρια (-vátria), -βάτιδα (-vátida), -βάτις (-vátis)

  1. (forming nouns) masculine: one who walks on what is defined by the first combining form
    όρος (óros, (ancient τοῦ ὄρε-ος) mountain) + ‎-βάτης (-vátis) → ‎ορειβάτης (oreivátis, mountain climber)
  2. (forming nouns) masculine: one who walks at a particular time
    ύπνος (ýpnos, sleeping) + ‎-βάτης (-vátis) → ‎υπνοβάτης (ypnovátis, sleepwalker)
  3. (forming nouns, sexuality) masculine: one who has sexual relations with animals
    κτήνος (ktínos, beast, animal) + ‎-βάτης (-vátis) → ‎κτηνοβάτης (ktinovátis, bestialist)
  4. (forming nouns, topography) masculine: an instrument of measuring
    χώρος (chóros, area, space) + ‎-βάτης (-vátis) → ‎χωροβάτης (chorovátis, topograph)

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