πόσις

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pótis. Cognates include Albanian pata,[1][2] 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “πόσις”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 167
  2. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi