ἠώς

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwsōs (dawn), which was also personified as a goddess of dawn in Proto-Indo-European religion, corresponding to Ancient Greek goddess Ἠώς (Ēṓs) (Proto-Greek stem: *ᾱϝοσ- āwos-). Cognates include Latin Aurora/aurora, Sanskrit उषस् (uṣas, dawn; Ushas) and possibly Old English Ēostre and Old Armenian այգ (ayg), առաւաւտ (aṙawawt).

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ἠώς (ēṓs) (genitive ἠοῦς) f, third declension

  1. the morning red, daybreak, dawn
  2. day
  3. life
  4. the East

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