δύσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels ύ and ι by adding a macron after each of them if they are long, or a breve if they are short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes they are short if unmarked.

Noun[edit]

δύσις (dúsisf (genitive δύσεως); third declension

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

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