αλεπού

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek ἀλωπού (alōpoú), from Ancient Greek ἀλωπώ (alōpṓ), from Ancient Greek ἀλώπηξ (alṓpēx), from Proto-Hellenic *alōpēḱos (similar to Old Armenian աղուէս (ałuēs)), diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p ~ *h₂ulp ((red) fox) (compare Latin volpēs, Lithuanian lãpė, Albanian dhelpër, Persian روباه (rubâh)).

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αλεπού (alepoúf (plural αλεπούδες)

  1. fox
  2. (figuratively) cunning or sly person

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