εὐθύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

εὐθύς (euthúsm, εὐθεῖα f, εὐθύ n; first/third declension

  1. straight, direct
    1. (in a moral sense) straightforward, open, frank
    2. (feminine substantive)
      1. a straight line
      2. the nominative case

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

εὐθύς (euthus)

  1. (of place) straight
    1. simply
    2. in the face of
  2. (of time) straightaway, forthwith, at once
    1. (of manner) directly, simply

Usage notes[edit]

In adverbial usage, typically the masculine form (εὐθύς (euthús)) is used for time, while the neuter (εὐθύ (euthú)) is used for place.

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