τίσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *kʷítis, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷéytis, from *kʷey- (to pay, avenge) (whence τίνω (tínō) and τίω (tíō)). Synchronically analysable as τίω (tíō) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

τῐ́σῐς (tísisf (genitive τῐ́σεως); third declension

  1. payment
  2. penalty, punishment, atonement, retribution, reward
  3. vengeance

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