θύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear. Compare Latin fīō and Hittite [script?] (tuhhae, pant, sigh).

Verb[edit]

θύω (thuō)

  1. I offer in sacrifice, slay, burn, immolate
  2. I kill, slaughter (in a general sense)
  3. (middle) I cause to be sacrificed
  4. I consult (of oracles, prophets, etc)
  5. I celebrate
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear. Compare Latin furō. May be related to Etymology 1.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

θύω (thuō)

  1. I rush in, storm, rage, seethe (in general of violent movements)
Inflection[edit]

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