ópíum

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See also: opium, ópium, and Opium

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin opium and Ancient Greek ὄπιον (ópion), from ὀπός (opós, juice of a plant), from Proto-Indo-European *swokʷos (juice, resin).

Noun[edit]

ópíum n

  1. opium
    Trúin er ópíum fólksins og fjöldans.
    Religion is the opium of the people and multitudes.