ἐπιτήδειος

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Etymology[edit]

From ἐπιτηδές (epitēdés, for this purpose) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix). ἐπιτηδές is from ἐπι- (epi-, for) +‎ τήδε (tḗde, this), variant of ἥδε (hḗde), feminine of ὅδε (hóde), with the suffix -ές (-és), adverbial neuter accusative singular of -ής (-ḗs, adjective suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

ἐπιτήδειος (epitḗdeiosm (feminine ἐπιτηδείᾱ, neuter ἐπιτήδειον); first/second declension (Attic, Koine)

  1. fit, suitable

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Noun[edit]

ἐπῐτήδειος (epitḗdeiosm (genitive ἐπῐτηδείου); second declension (Attic)

  1. close friend

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