γιος

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Byzantine Greek γιός < ὑγιός (hugiós) with deletion of the unstressed vowel, from Ancient Greek υἱός (huiós, son, child) (see its Hellenistic pronunciation), from earlier υἱύς (huiús), from Proto-Indo-European *suHyús.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʝos/ (compare to ιός (iós))
  • Hyphenation: γιος

Noun[edit]

γιος (giosm (plural γιοι)

  1. son, a male child

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

and see: Appendix:Greek vocabulary/Family

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

From the ancient υἱός (huiós, son, child)

References[edit]

  1. ^ γιος in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.