ζωός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *ďōwós, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷyéh₃-w-os, from *gʷeyh₃-, whence also βίος (bíos).

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Adjective[edit]

ζωός (zōósm (feminine ζωή, neuter ζωόν); first/second declension

  1. alive, living
    Synonym: ἔμπνοος (émpnoos)

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Further reading[edit]

  • ζωός in Autenrieth, Georg, A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1891
  • ζωός in Cunliffe, Richard J., A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1924, published 1963
  • ζωός in Liddell & Scott, A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940