λύω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lewH-. Cognates include Latin luō (expiate, pay), Sanskrit लून (lūna), English loose and possibly Old Armenian լուծանեմ (lucanem) and Albanian lirë.

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λῡ́ω (lū́ō)

  1. to loose, to loosen, to untie
  2. to slacken
  3. to unbend
  4. to set free, to release
  5. to redeem
  6. to dissolve, to sever
  7. to break (up), to destroy
  8. to abrogate, to annul
  9. to atone, to amend
  10. to profit, to be useful

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