πῶυ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *poh₂yu-, from *peh₂- (to protect), whence also Ancient Greek ποιμήν (poimḗn, shepherd, herdsmen). Cognate with Sanskrit पायु (पायु, guard, protector).

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Noun[edit]

πῶυ (pôu) (genitive πώεος) n, third declension

  1. flock of sheep

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