οἶς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Contracted form of ὄϊς (óïs) from *ὄϝις (*ówis), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃éwis. Cognate with Sanskrit अवि (ávi), Latin ovis, and Old English ēowu (English ewe).

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Noun[edit]

οἶς (oîs) (genitive ὄϊος) m, f, third declension

  1. (Attic) sheep (either a ram or ewe)

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