λύω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lewH-. Cognates include Latin luō (expiate, pay), Sanskrit लून (lūna), English loose and possibly Old Armenian լուծանեմ (lucanem).

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λύω (lúō)

  1. to loose, to loosen, to untie
  2. to slacken
  3. to unbend
  4. to set free, to release
  5. to redeem
  6. to dissolve, to sever
  7. to break (up), to destroy
  8. to abrogate, to annul
  9. to atone, to amend
  10. to profit, to be useful

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