ἀμφίπολος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀμφί (amphí, about) +‎ πέλω (pélō, to go) +‎ -ος (-os). Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀠𐀦𐀫 (a-pi-qo-ro).

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Adjective[edit]

ἀμφίπολος (amphípolosm, f (neuter ἀμφίπολον); second declension

  1. being about, busied about, busy
    1. (substantive)
      1. (in feminine) handmaid, waiting-woman
        1. handmaid of the gods, priestess
      2. (in masculine) attendant, follower
      3. (in masculine) priest
  2. (passive) much frequented

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