ομο-

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Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὁμός (homós).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ομο- (omo-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that denote something done simultaneously:
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎χρόνος (chrónos, time, year) → ‎ομόχρονος (omóchronos, simultaneous)
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎βρόντος (vróntos, crash, thunder) → ‎ομοβροντία (omovrontía, fusillade, volley)
  2. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that denote something which has the same essence or derivation as another thing; homo-:
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎φύλο (fýlo, gender, sex) → ‎ομοφυλόφιλος (omofylófilos, homosexual)
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎λόγος (lógos, speech, reason) → ‎ομόλογος (omólogos, counterpart)
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎είδος (eídos, kind, type) → ‎ομοειδής (omoeidís, uniform)
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎ουσία (ousía, essence, substance) → ‎ομοούσιος (omooúsios, consubstantial)
    ομο- (omo-) + ‎φωνή (foní, voice) → ‎ομοφωνία (omofonía, unanimity)

Derived terms[edit]

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