νίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *neygʷ- (to wash). Compare Proto-Germanic *nikwes, Old English nicor, Modern German Nix.

Verb[edit]

νίζω (nidzō)

  1. to wash the hands or feet of another
  2. to purge, cleanse
  3. to wash off