πέος

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From Proto-Indo-European *pes-. Cognates include Latin pēnis and Sanskrit पसस् (pásas).

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πέος (péosn (genitive πέεος or πέους); third declension

  1. (vulgar) penis
    • 425 BCE, Aristophanes, Lysistrata 124:
      ἀφεκτέα τοίνυν ἐστὶν ἡμῖν τοῦ πέους.
      τί μοι μεταστρέφεσθε; ποῖ βαδίζετε;
      αὗται τί μοιμυᾶτε κἀνανεύετε;
      aphektéa toínun estìn hēmîn toû péous.
      tí moi metastréphesthe? poî badízete?
      haûtai tí moimuâte kananeúete?
      Well then, we must abstain from cock.
      —Why do you turn away? Where are you off to?
      Why do you grimace like that and shake your heads?

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέος (péos).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpeos/
  • Hyphenation: πέ‧ος
  • Rhymes: -eos

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πέος (péosn (plural πέη)

  1. penis
    Το πέος είναι το έξω γεννητικό όργανο του άρρενος τόσο στον άνθρωπο όσο και στα ζώα.To péos eínai to éxo gennitikó órgano tou árrenos tóso ston ánthropo óso kai sta zóa.The penis is the external sexual organ of the male in both humans and animals.

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