πόσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pó.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpo.sis/
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    From Proto-Indo-European *pótis. Cognates include Latin potis and Sanskrit पति (pati).

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    Noun[edit]

    πόσις (pósism (genitive πόσιος); third declension

    1. husband
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    Etymology 2[edit]

    From Proto-Indo-European *ph₃tis, from *peh₃- (to drink) (compare πίνω (pínō, I drink)).

    Noun[edit]

    πόσις (pósisf (genitive πόσιος or πόσεως); third declension

    1. the act of drinking
    2. drink, beverage
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