ὄφελος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *obʰelos, from *h₃bʰel- (whence also ὀφείλω (opheílō)). Cognates include Old Armenian աւելի (aweli, more), յաւելում (yawelum, I add).

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Noun[edit]

ὄφελος (óphelos) (genitive ὀφέλους) n, third declension

  1. furtherance, advantage, help, good, benefit
  2. the best
  3. (+ dative) help against something

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