αἴτιος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *αἶτος (*aîtos, share) +‎ -ιος (-ios), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éy-ti-s, from *h₂ey- (to give). Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬉𐬙𐬀 (aēta).

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αἴτῐος (aítiosm (feminine αἰτῐ́ᾱ, neuter αἴτῐον); first/second declension

  1. causing, being the author of, responsible for
  2. to blame, blameworthy, guilty, reprehensible, culpable
  3. (substantive) defendant, accused, culprit

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