οὖς

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-. Cognate with Latin auris, Old Armenian ունկն (unkn), Old Church Slavonic оухо (uxo), Old Irish au and Old English ēare (English ear).

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οὖς (oûs) (genitive ὠτός) n, third declension

  1. ear
  2. hearing
  3. (figuratively) spy
  4. handle of a pitcher or cup

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