ἀλλοῖος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἄλλος (állos, other, different) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /al.lói̯.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /alˈly.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /alˈly.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /alˈly.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈli.os/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ἀλλοῖος (alloîosm (feminine ἀλλοίᾱ, neuter ἀλλοῖον); first/second declension

    1. of another sort or kind, different
      1. (with genitive of comparison) of another sort than
        • 386 BCE – 367 BCE, Plato, Meno 87c
          τὸ δὴ μετὰ τοῦτο, ὡς ἔοικε, δεῖ σκέψασθαι πότερόν ἐστιν ἐπιστήμη ἡ ἀρετὴ ἢ ἀλλοῖον ἐπιστήμης.
          tò dḕ metà toûto, hōs éoike, deî sképsasthai póterón estin epistḗmē hē aretḕ ḕ alloîon epistḗmēs.
          Then after this, it seems, what we have to consider is whether virtue is knowledge or something other than knowledge.
    2. (adverbial) otherwise, differently

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