δύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dew-. Cognates include Sanskrit उपादुत्य (upādútya).

Verb[edit]

δύω (dúō)

  1. to cause to sink, to plunge
  2. to get into, to enter
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Etymology 2[edit]

Numeral[edit]

δύω (dúō)

  1. Alternative form of δύο (dúo)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δύω.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

δύω (dýo) (simple past έδυσα, passive —)

  1. set, go down (sun, stars, etc)
    Synonym: βασιλεύω (vasilévo)
    Antonym: ανατέλλω (anatéllo)
  2. (figuratively) decline
    Synonyms: φθίνω (fthíno), παρακμάζω (parakmázo)

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Related terms[edit]

And see their derivatives

Also seeγδύνω (gdýno)