στίχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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PIE root
*steygʰ-

From στείχω ‎(steíkhō, walk, march, go or come, march in line or order), from Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ- ‎(to walk). Cognate with German steigen, English sty, stair, stile and possibly Latin vestīgō. See also Ancient Greek στοῖχος ‎(stoîkhos, row in an ascending series, column), στόχος ‎(stókhos, pillar of brick).

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στίχος ‎(stíkhosm ‎(genitive στίχου); second declension stikhos stichos stixos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek στίχος.

  1. a row or file of soldiers
  2. a line of poetry, a verse

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek στίχος ‎(stíkhos).

Noun[edit]

στίχος ‎(stíchosm ‎(plural στίχοι)

  1. a line of text, usually verse
  2. verse, poetry
  3. (in the plural) lyrics

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