εἶδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *εἴδω, a verb whose present tense is unknown, but is found only in εἶδον, the aorist principal part of ὁράω "I see", and οἶδα "I know". Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see).

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Noun[edit]

εἶδος (eîdos) (genitive εἴδεος or εἴδους); n, third declension;

  1. That which is seen: form, image, shape
  2. appearance, look
  3. sight
  4. fashion, sort, kind
  5. species
  6. wares, goods

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