θύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰy̌ː.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtʰy.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈθy.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈθy.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈθi.o/
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    Unclear. Compare θῡμός (thūmós), Latin suffiō and Hittite [script needed] (tuhhae, pant, sigh).

    Verb[edit]

    θῡ́ω (thū́ō)

    1. I offer in sacrifice, slay, burn, immolate
    2. I kill, slaughter (in a general sense)
    3. (middle) I cause to be sacrificed
    4. I consult (of oracles, prophets, etc)
    5. I celebrate
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    Etymology 2[edit]

    Unclear. Compare Latin furō. May be related to Etymology 1.

    Alternative forms[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    θύω (thúō)

    1. I rush in, storm, rage, seethe (in general of violent movements)
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