αἴτιος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *αἶτος, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eiti-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬉𐬙𐬀 (aēta).

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αἴτιος (aítiosm, αἰτία f, αἴτιον n; first/second declension

  1. causing, being the author of, responsible for
  2. to blame, blameworthy, guilty, reprehensible, culpable
  3. (substantive) defendant, accused, culprit

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