νίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *niďďō, from Proto-Indo-European *nigʷ-ye-, from *neygʷ- ‎(to wash). Compare Proto-Germanic *nikwes, Old English nicor, Modern German Nix.

Verb[edit]

νίζω ‎(nízō)

  1. to wash the hands or feet of another
  2. to purge, cleanse
  3. to wash off

References[edit]

  • νίζω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • νίζω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • νίζω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «νίζω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «νίζω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963