katabasis

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German - Turkish
a descent, journey downwards. a technical term for a trip to the underworld
English - English
A journey downwards: a journey downhill, a decrease of winds, a military retreat, a trip to the underworld; a trip from the interior of a country to the coast
katabasis

    Hyphenation

    ka·tab·a·sis

    Antonyms

    anabasis

    Etymology

    () From Ancient Greek κατάβασις (katábasis) < verb καταβαίνω < κατά (downwards) + βαίνω (go)

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