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πάτος

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Ancient Greek

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [pátos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [pˈato̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [pˈatos]

Etymology 1

Uncertain. Clearly related to πατέω (pateō), I walk, tread), but which gave rise to which is less clear. It could be an old variant of πόντος (pontos) (and if so, πατέω (pateō) would be the derivative).

Noun

πάτος (genitive πάτου) m, second declension; (patos)

  1. trodden or beaten way, path
  2. step (movement of the foot), stepping, treading
  3. floor
  4. dirt, mud, dung
Inflection

Etymology 2

Noun

πάτος (genitive πάτεος, πάτους) n, third declension; (patos)

  1. robe worn by Hera
Inflection

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