αἰών

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier αἰϝών(aiwṓn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyu-(vital force, life, long life, eternity), whence also ἀεί(aeí, always). Cognate with Latin aevum, English aye.

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αἰών ‎(aiṓnm ‎(genitive αἰῶνος); third declension

  1. lifetime
  2. generation
  3. a long period of time, eon, epoch, age
  4. the current world

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