βία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- ‎(to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

βία ‎(bíaf ‎(genitive βίας); first declension

  1. bodily strength, force
  2. act of violence

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References[edit]

  • βία in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

βία ‎(víaf ‎(uncountable)

  1. violence
  2. force
  3. bustle, rush

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