δύσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δύω (dúō, to cause to sink, plunge) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dý.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdy.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈðy.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈðy.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈði.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    δῠ́σῐς (dúsisf (genitive δῠ́σεως); third declension

    1. setting of the sun or stars
    2. quarter in which the sun sets, west
    3. hiding-place

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