θεῖος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From θεός, "god/God"

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

θεῖος (theîos)

  1. of or from the gods or God, divine
  2. belonging or sacred to a god, holy
  3. super-human (used of heroic figures)
  4. Imperial

Noun[edit]

θεῖος (theîos)

  1. Divinity
  2. (plural) the acts of the gods
  3. the brother of one's father or mother, uncle

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

Gerhard Köbler, Indogermanisches Wörterbuch, p. 232 LSJ