εἶδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*weyd-

From the hypothetic εἴδω ‎(eídō), a verb whose present tense is unknown, but is found only in εἶδον ‎(eîdon), the aorist principal part of ὁράω ‎(horáō, I see), and οἶδα ‎(oîda, I know). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- ‎(to see).

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Noun[edit]

εἶδος ‎(eîdosn ‎(genitive εἴδεος or εἴδους); third declension

  1. That which is seen: form, image, shape
  2. appearance, look
  3. sight
  4. fashion, sort, kind
  5. species
  6. wares, goods

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