νίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*neygʷ-

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