ὄσσε

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃okʷih₁ dual of *h₃okʷ-, *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see). Cognates include Latin oculus (eye), Sanskrit अक्षि (ákṣi), Old Armenian ակն (akn) and աչք (ačʿkʿ), Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌲𐍉 (augō), Proto-Slavic *oko, and Old English ēaġe (English eye).

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Noun[edit]

ὄσσε (ósse) (genitive -) n, second declension

  1. eyes

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While ὄσσε is properly dual, it later came to be treated as plural.

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