πτωχός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πτώσσω (ptṓssō, to cower frightenedly, dither, tremble) or πτήσσω (ptḗssō, to bend, depress; to cower, stoop down).

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Noun[edit]

πτωχός (ptōkhósm (genitive πτωχοῦ); second declension

  1. beggar; one who crouches and cringes

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Adjective[edit]

πτωχός (ptōkhósm (feminine πτωχή, neuter πτωχόν); first/second declension

  1. poor, beggarly

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