στίχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 στοῖχος (stoîkhos, row in an ascending series, column), στόχος (stókhos, pillar of brick), and στίξ (stíx, row, line, rank, file (of soldiers)).

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Noun[edit]

στῐ́χος (stíkhosm (genitive στῐ́χου); second declension

  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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